On 16th Jan, at about 10 35, fire broke out at the 2 stoery house owned by U Thiha Min Han located at the Mandalay-Lashio main road, Taung Myo ward, Thipaw township, Shan State. It was investigated that the fire started from the candle offering at the shrine room and spread to the nearby places of the house. Upon the information, fire engines from Thipaw township fire station responded to the fire and the fire was completely extinguished at 11 00. The upper floor of the house was burned and a man who has mental disorder was killed and sent to the Thipaw township people's hospital. The owner of the house was taken action opening the file (pa) 8/2023 according to the section 285 of the Penal Code by the Thipaw police station.