A massive fire broke out at a turmeric godown near Rasipuram here during the early hours of Thursday. No casualties or injuries were reported.
According to police, about eight tonnes of turmeric were stocked in 15,000 sacks in the godown at Muthukallipatti. Neighbours had alerted police and fire officials when the spotted the flames. Four fire engines from different parts of Salem and Namakkal rushed to the spot and doused the fire.
Rasipuram police have registered a case and are investigating.