Shillong (Meghalaya), Oct 31 : A massive fire broke out this evening in Maxwelton Compound in Rilbong area of the city . The inferno completely gutted eight houses located in the locality .
However , no one was injured or killed in the fire .
According to police the fire fire broke out at around 4,50 pm from one storeroom in the steel fabrication unit where Miniature Circuit Breaker was fixed.
Eight fire tenders of the state Fire Service immediately rushed to the spot and due to timely intervention further spread of the fire could be stopped .
3 LPG cylinders also exploded due to the impact of the fire .