Kohima, September 03 (NEx): A massive fire breakout razed down, M/s Shikuto Sema Saw Mill located at 7th Mile, Chumoukedima under Dimapur district in Nagaland early this morning, September 03, 2020.
A press release from T. Shilu Jamir, Dy. SP, Fire and Emergency Services, Government of Nagaland stated that, on receiving a fire call at 04:49 am, today, from 7th Mile, Chumoukedima, Fire & Emergency Services mobilized a quick response team from Fire Station Chumukedima, Fire Station Dimapur (Central) & Fire Station Dimapur (West) to control the fire.
Accordingly, Six Fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnel were pressed into action to contain the fire breakout and it took 5 hours for the Fire Team to combat the Fire breakout at M/s Shikuto Sema Saw Mill in 7th Mile, Chumoukedima. Property worth 40 Lakhs approximately was lost in the inferno, it informed.
However, due to timely response from Fire Team, the fire was prevented from spreading to adjoining areas, said the press release.
Cause of fire is unknown at the time of filing this report. The response team was led by Duty Commander, S.I Francis Sungsit, S.I Kenyuyhun Kent, S.I C. Pausung & S.I Thungathung Shitire, it added.
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