Kohima, Apr 12: Atleast four houses were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in Chumukedima block.
According to official sources here today kitchen of a house caught fire which later spread to the entire area. Many thatched houses were also demolished in the area last evening. However, no casualty was reported.
Three fire tenders swung into action immediately and contained the fire. It took about three hours to douse the fire completely.
Fire brigade officials said that the investigation was on.