Dozens of thatched hut shops reduced to ashes as fire breaks out

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Staff Reporter
BADIN: At least dozens thatched hut shops made of mud and straw were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out on other day in Zero point’s village of fishermen at coastal belt of Sindh near about 50 km away from Badin.

The reported fire broke out due to the sparking of the generator and immediately engulfed the thatched shops in the “village of fishermen” at the suburbs of Taluka Golarchi district Badin. Due to winds, the fire spread to more than 35 thatched shops and some other six mud houses, reducing them all to ashes and rubble within the minutes.
Sindh Rangers were the first ones on the spot travelling from nearby Rangers check post and started a rescue mission. The residents along with ample assistance of Pakistan Rangers initiated the rescue work to save the residents from the heavy losses.
Reportedly, worth of 2 million including loss of cash and other necessary shop items of an exorbitant price existing in the mud shops were burnt to ashes. The residents with support of Rangers tried their best to extinguish the fire together by throwing water though fire brigade of Rangers on the blazing fire after then Fire Brigade of Municipal Committee Badin and Golarchi also joined in the efforts to overcome the erupted fire.

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