Kancheepuram (TN), Jun 28 (PTI) Several casuarina trees caught fire today at a farm house in Siruthavur near here, once a favourite retreat of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa, an official said. Also Read - Over 15 Lakh Vaccinated, 11 Hospitalised Across India So Far, 6 Deaths Unrelated: Govt

None were injured and there was no damage to the bungalow there, the fire and rescue service official said. Also Read - FAU-G Mobile Game to be Launched on Republic Day | Here’s How to Download The Game

“Casuarina trees approximately spread over an acre in the Siruthavur bungalow premises is on fire since late evening,” he told PTI. Also Read - BJP, TMC Lock Horns Over Jai Shri Ram Chants as Mamata Refuses to Address Netaji Event in Kolkata | Key Points

Nearly 50 fire fighters were involved in the operation to put off the fire, he added.

On the cause of fire, he said it was being looked into by the police.

The farm house was a favourite retreat of Jayalalithaa who used to stay at the bungalow.

The property had witnessed minor fire mishaps earlier too.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.