A fire destroyed six apartments in Kyidaw staff quarters belonging to the Railways Police Force at the corner of Maha
Thuka and Kwet Thit roads, Kyidaw ward in Mingalar Taungnyunt Township yesterday,.
The fire started around 10:27 am at the house of U Ye Win Naing, 28, while he was away from home.
Investigators allege he used a gas oven with the electricity cut off.
Then, he left the house without switching off the gas oven.
The fire was brought under control at 10:48 am by firemen and neighbours. No one was injured in the accident but the estimated cost of the damages is Ks1.56 million.
The police have filed charges of negligence against U Ye Win Naing.
Kyaw Soe Moe