Bicholim: A house in Shirgao was gutted on Friday morning. Fire brigade sources said the house belonged to Anant Chari from Deulwada, Shirgao. Firemen said the fire started due to a short circuit. A refrigerator, washing machine and other equipments were gutted in the blaze causing a loss of Rs 3 lakh. Gold ornaments, kept in a cupboard, were found melted due to the fire.
A team of firemen from Bicholim fire station, led by SFO Laxman Majik, brought the fire under control.(TOI)