A massive fire broke out at a scrap godown near PPR Mall in Jalandhar here this afternoon, reducing the entire godown area that had stocked scrap goods etc to ashes. However, no loss of life was reported in the incident.


After getting information about the fire, senior police officials, including the Municipal Corporation officials, reached the spot and inspected the rescue operation.

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Since the godown was situated in a slum area, the incident caused panic among people living there. Eye witnesses say around two cylinders exploded in the area after catching the fire, and as Fire tenders had not reached the spot on time, the fire couldn’t be brought under control.


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