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Srinagar, Mar 25: At least two firefighters were injured and three residential houses gutted in a massive fire in Batmaloo Srinagar.

An official told that a fire broke out from a house in a Baranpather Batamaloo locality in area this evening.

“The raging flames spread to other houses in proximity, prompting the Fire and Emergency Services to launch a widescale rescue operation at the site,” the official said adding, “During the course of time two firemen sustained burn injuries and were immediately removed to a nearby hospital.” 

The official identified the injured duo as Noor Alam, DFO Incharge City and Aijaz Ahmad a Fireman. 

“As per preliminary assessment, the fire has caused massive damage to at least three residential houses at the spot,” the official said. More details are awaited.(GNS)