Sewage pipes gutted at Davorlim

In a major fire, sewage pipes stacked at Davorlim village were reduced to ashes in a major fire on Friday noon.

The total property destroyed by the fire is put at Rs 12.5 lakh. Around 96-100 sewage pipes were destroyed in the fire.

Engineer Abhay Gawde told newsmen at the site that the sudden fire has totally destroyed the pipe, costing Rs 12.5 lakh. The government is presently undertaking underground sewerage works in Davorlim village. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Fire services which rushed to the spot tried to put off the fire, but in vain. [H]