LAHORE - Goods and valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees were reduced to ashes as fire broke out in a small house in Badami Bagh area yesterday. However, no casualty was reported in the incident.

Two firefighting units rushed to the spot and managed to put out the blaze after one hour. Initial investigations suggest the blaze erupted because of short-circuiting.  The fire broke out in the house of Shahbaz located near Lohay Wali Pully early yesterday. All the family members were safe as they immediately left the building. Further investigation was underway.