GANGTOK, March 15: A major fire outbreak was averted timely by Gangtok fire personnel and police today here at Lall Bazaar. The fire had broken out a rented godown of Nanda Kishore Prasad near the supermarket complex at around 12.45 pm.
Before it could spread out, the fire was extinguished with the help of two fire tenders. The fire may have triggered by a short circuit, said Gangtok deputy chief fire officer Prakash Rai to reporters. The godown was under repair.