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Blaze destroys 18 shops in Cavelossim

Cavelossim: Over 18 temporary shops were gutted in a major fire that broke out along the Cavelossim beach road on Sunday afternoon.

The shopkeepers and vendors were seen running and screaming as the fire engulfed the shops.

Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the firefighters managed to douse the flames after fighting the blaze for over three hours. The Margao fire station responded to the call and sent the fire tenders around 2.10 pm.

“A major fire broke out near Radisson Blu in Cavelossim and destroyed around 18 temporary shops. Three fire tenders were rushed to the scene to control the fire,” said Cavelossim sarpanch Dionizio Dias.

According to sources, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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