Fire In Srinagar Dal Lake: At least five house boats were burnt to ashes in a massive fire that broke out in Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake on Saturday morning. It is being claimed that the fire first broke out in a house boat parked at pier number 9 of the lake, which spread rapidly and engulfed four nearby house boats. All five boats were burnt to ashes due to which an atmosphere of fear was created among the tourists for some time.
The cause of the fire is currently being investigated, however, initial reports suggest that the cause of the fire could be a short circuit. More information is awaited in this. Immediately after receiving the information, the fire department team reached the spot and controlled the fire.
There has been no loss of life or property in this incident of fire in houseboats of Dal Lake. However, all five boats were burnt resulting in financial loss. It is reported that this has caused a loss worth crores. There was no one on the boat at the time of the incident.
Famous Vote Tourism of Dal Lake
Tourists who reach Dal Lake, known for its historical importance and cultural value, travel only through houseboats. Its design is also very special and its outline matches the history of Srinagar. At the time of the fire, many boats were parked on the banks of the lake.
Let us tell you that Dal Lake of Srinagar is very popular in terms of tourism. It is also the main center of tourism for the people visiting the valleys of Jammu and Kashmir. Enjoying snowfall in this lake which remains frozen for most of the year is especially thrilling for the tourists.
An atmosphere of panic was created after the fire broke out in the houseboat here early in the morning. However, due to the promptness of the fire brigade personnel, it was brought under control immediately. The fire department team will investigate along with the police to find out the reason behind the fire.
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