Three houses were gutted in a fire that broke out in Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality of the district on Saturday afternoon.The fire that started from the shed of Amar Kattel spread to the houses of Prakash Kattel and Padam Kattel in Jukot, ward no. 3 of the Rural Municipality, according to the District Police Office. All the belongings of the three houses were damaged in the fire.The fire was extinguished by locals and the police.Last Thursday afternoon, the house of Mohan Nepali of Ward No. 4 of the municipality was burnt to ashes by the fire that spread from the wildfire in the community forest in Budhiganga municipality.Although the incidents of fire are increasing daily the victims have alleged that the District Disaster Management Committee and the local municipality have not shown any interest in disaster response and have not helped them either.