SILIGURI: A fire broke out today at around 3:30am, destroying several properties in Malabazar market area.
The fire gutted seven shops of Daily market and one house. It is reported the fire broke out in a grocery store located in the Daily Market, after which the fire spread to adjoining shops.
Later, two fire tenders from Malabazar and one each from Myanagudi and Dhupgudi reached the spot. The fire was eventually doused by fire-fighters after two hours.