Kodagu: A fire broke out at Bairu Paints shop on Gonikoppa Main Road in the wee hours of Monday January 9.
The entire building was completely engulfed in fire and there was a thick smoke. The fire brigade arrived at 7.00 am and doused the fire. Locals, police and firefighters tried their best to bring the fire under control.
There were many paint tins/cans inside the shop, all of which are likely to have been gutted in fire.