A rice mill located in Tikaitnagar police station area of Barabanki suddenly caught fire late at night. Seeing the huge fire in the mill, people informed the fire brigade about the incident. After which fire brigade vehicles reached the spot and the fire was controlled after several hours of hard work. By the time fire brigade could control the fire in the mill, the paddy and rice of lakhs kept there had been burnt. Mill owner has lost lakhs of rupees due to fire. At the same time, the son of the mill owner said that there was a fire late in the night under suspicious circumstances. Diesel was also kept in the mill to run the engine, due to which fire broke out and took the whole mill in its fold. Shivam said that all the paddy and rice kept in the mill was burnt in the fire for five-six hours. When the fire was noticed in the morning, the fire brigade was informed. Then five fire tenders arrived on the spot and after several hours of hard work, the fire brigade managed to control the fire.