A two-storey house was razed to the ground in Khar, Pemagatshel yesterday morning. The fire started at around 9am and was contained by 12:30pm by RBP, Desuups, and village volunteers.

Neighbours saved an 85-year-old woman from the fire. The dzongkhag kidu office provided the family, which lost all belongings, with a disaster kit, tarpaulin sheets, and semso from His Majesty The King. The family also received other benefits.

Staff reporter