A fire caused by a gas leak from a pipe in Shwepyitha Township engulfed nearby buildings yesterday.
The fire broke out around 5.40 pm but it was brought under control around 6.20 pm.
The gas leak from the 10-inch-diameter pipe reached the cable above the pipe, causing the fire.
The fire destroyed a garage and a tea shop. No causality is reported in the incident.
More than 400 firemen and 38 fire engines were involved in the fire fighting.
Zaw Gyi (Panita)