§ 1. Colonel DAY
asked the Under-Secretary of State for India if he has received a Report of the fire which broke out in the Ahlone quarter of Rangoon, in Burma; if so, whether he can state the number of houses that were entirely destroyed and the number of people that were rendered homeless; whether any deaths or serious injuries have been reported from this fire; how many European bungalows were destroyed; and what is the estimate of damage caused?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Earl Winterton)
No official report of this fire has been received, in amplification of the accounts given in the public Press. It has been stated in those accounts that no lives were lost.