According to the fire officials, almost fifty percent of the structure has been destroyed. The fire broke out at 11:50 hours on 4th March (Thursday) and ravaged the interiors. The reason behind the fire is yet to be investigated. The fire was brought under control within an hour with the help of 4 fire tenders. Fortunately, the evacuation was carried out on time and no one was injured.
Hotel Shangri-La is a landmark and has been in existence since the British era. It is known for its restaurant and bar on the ground floor.