The fire that quickly tore through a slum in the capital's Hazaribag Wednesday was brought under control after nearly one hour, authorities said.
Fortunately, no casualties were reported till the filling of this report.
Earlier, the blaze began at 6:15pm at a slum in Bottola, Md Shahjahan Shikdar, deputy assistant director (media cell) of Fire Service and Civil Defence, said.
On information, ten firefighting units responded to the fire and the responders could tame the flames at 7:30pm.
The reasons for the fire mishap and the extent of damage could not be confirmed immediately, Shahjahan said.