Puttur: A sudden fire broke out in a house in Sakotejalu in Renjilady village in the taluk on Wednesday, causing a loss of over Rs 1 lakh.
The house belongs Shridhar Gowda. He had gone to Kadaba while his wife Janaki had gone to Konaje to submit her stock of rolled bidis at the collection centre there. Their two children had been to school.
Hence there was no human injury. Local elected representatives and government officials have visited the spot and assessed the damage.