A house was gutted in fire in Kenïong village under South West Khasi Hills district, on Monday. However, no loss of life was reported.
The house belonged to Shipti Sangleiñ. Nobody was in the house as the owner had gone to Mawkyrwat for medical checkup of her daughter.
According to the Khlurshai Thyrniang, who is also the Secretary of the VEC in the village, the incident took place around 9:30 am.
While residents of the village were able to put out the fire, half of the house was reduced to ashes.