Kottayam: A major fire broke out at a private bakery godown in the town Sunday morning. No casualties were reported in the blaze.
Two floors of the building that stored the bakery products were completely gutted. The cause of the fire that broke out around 4.30 am was not immediately known.
Nine fire force units from Kottayam, Changanassery, Pambadi, and nearby areas fought the fire for nearly two hours before finally bringing it under control. The fire did not spread to other buildings, averting a major tragedy. It was the local people who first noticed the smoke emanating from the building and alerted the fire force.