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IMPHAL | Sept 12 : A cosmetic godown with goods worth about Rs. 1 crore was burnt to ashes during a fire which broke out early in the morning today at Old Checkon, Porompat road.
The godown belongs to one Thokchom Hero, 40, from Singjamei Chongtham Leikai. It is said that the godown was fully stocked.
The fire broke out early morning today at about 3.30 am. After calling emergency fire services, the fire tenders rushed at the spot at about 4.25 am. When the fire tenders arrived at the spot, the fire was found already uncontrollable and six fire tender trucks fought for about 45 minutes to control the fire. It is said that cosmetic products being mostly flammable, all the items were burnt.
On the first floor of the godown, edible snacks items were stored. The impact of fire damaged some of the items.
According to Porompat police, items worth about Rs. 1 crore were destroyed in the fire. No causality was found during the fire.