A massive fire broke out at a house in Mahaboudha Ward No.24 in the Capital on Saturday.
According to Sub-Inspector Hari Thapa of the Metropolitan Police Sector Janasewa, the fire broke out at the seven-storey house belonging to Chayandra Shrestha at around 12:30 pm today.
Personnel from the Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force backed by fire engines are battling to contain the fire, said Sub-Inspector Thapa.
He said that details of the property destroyed in the fire are yet to the ascertained.
No human casaulties have been reported yet, he added.
The cause behind the blaze is still unknown.