Hotel Eco View Point of Taplejung catches fire

23rd Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

TAPLEJUNG, Mar 23: Hotel Eco View Point of Heplyang has caught fire in one of the upper floors on Friday morning. The hotel is situated near the headquarter of Taplejung.

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The fire has put nearby buildings at risk as well. Police suspect that an electric short-circuit was responsible for the fire.

A fire extinguisher from Fungling municipality was being used to douse the fire. Locals, Nepal Police, Nepal Army and the Armed Police Force are present at the scene with their help. Locals have noted that having only one fire extinguisher in the entire area has caused a serious problem.