Cashew plantations gutted in fire at Karapur, Mayem


In two separate incidents, cashew plantations totally worth Rs 4 lakh were gutted at Karapur and Mayem in Bicholim on Monday.
A cashew plantation in Karapur owned by Anil Morajkar, Bhikaro Morajkar, Yeshwant Morajkar and Ramchandra Narvekar was gutted in a fire causing a loss of property estimated at 45,000.
In the second incident, a cashew plantation at Mayem owned by Rohidas Ghadi, Shrikant Ghadi, Pramod Ghadi, Ramesh Ghadi, Mohan Ghadi and Sagun Ghadi was gutted. The fire services personnel led by Namdev Gawas prevented the fire from spreading. [TOI]