Dhanusha, Oct 8: A fire that erupted late Saturday night at the Janakpur-based Big Mart has resulted in losses worth millions of rupees. The fire was taken under control only this morning, according to the District Police Office Dhanusha. The fire at the Mart located in Ramananda Chowk of Janakpur Sub metropolis was extinguished with the help of firefighters from various local governments, police and the locals.
Mart proprietor Ram Babu Ray said the losses are calculated to exceed over Rs 100 million. The store was totally destroyed fire the fire. “My family and I were on the second floor of the Mart when we noticed the fire, and we managed to escape to safety,” he said.-