Nagaland

House gutted in fire at Kuda Khel in Dimapur, two suffered burnt injuries

(Fire Personnel averted the fire at Kuda Khel in Dimapur)

Kohima, April 07 (NE): A major fire broke out in the wee hours of Tuesday, April 07, 2020, gutted the house attached with cowshed at Kuda B Khel, Lane 20, Dimapur.

Fire and Emergency Services mobilized a quick response team to control the fire from Fire Station Dimapur (Central) on receiving call at Kuda B Khel, Lane-20, near Hope Academy, Dimapur, early morning at around 02:57 am, today.

Kutcha house attached with cowshed gutted in the fire. The occupant of the house, a Mother aged 55 years was severely burnt and her Son aged 17 years was partially burnt. First Aid were given by neighbours and the injured were shifted to Zion Hospital, said a press release from the Fire and Emergency Services department today.

Besides household property, livestock – a Cow and its Calf were also partially burnt from the fire incident. However, due to timely response from fire team, the fire was brought under control and also from spreading further, added the release.

The cause of the fire is unknown. The response team was led by Duty Commander SI Kelesezo Tsukru, it added.