Anantnag/UNI: Two persons received burn injuries when they were trying to douse the fire in south Kashmir district of Kulgam in the wee hours of Thursday, official sources said.
They said fire broke out in a house at village Churat in Qazigund in Kulgam in the wee hours.
Locals in the area immediately swung into action and tried to control the leaping flames before the arrival of fire tenders.
They said two persons identified as Khurshid Ahmad Shah and Fayaz Ahmad Bhat received burn injuries while dousing the blaze.
Both the injured were rushed to local hospital from where one of them was referred to District Hospital, Anantnag.
House of one Nunda Mohammad Shah was damaged in the fire.