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Houses Gutted By Fire At Noklak & Longleng, One Injured

Houses gutted by fire at Noklak & Longleng, one injured

Kohima, March 12 (NEx): Two houses were gutted by fire, one each at Noklak and Longleng on Thursday, March 11, 2021. One person sustained minor injuries at Longleng fire incident, Fire & Emergency Services informed.

Fire at Noklak:

(Fire tenders fighting fire at Noklak, on March 11, 2021

The R. O (E) (F&ES) Kenny Khing informed today that one Katcha house with three living rooms were gutted by fire and property worth Rs.5 Lakhs
approximately was lost in the inferno.

Khing said that a Fire call was received at 10:33 am on March 11th, 2021 from Kusong Village, Noklak. Accordingly, detached team from Fire Station Tuensang stationed at Noklak proceeded to control the fire and fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnels were pressed into action.

One Katcha house with three living rooms were gutted and property worth Rs.5 Lakhs approximately was lost in the inferno but due to timely information and response, the fire was controlled and prevented from spreading to surrounding houses.

It took the Fire Team 40 minutes to combat the fire. He also said that the cause of fire could not be ascertained and there was no casualty. The response team was led by Duty Commander ASI Mziegwangteing.

Fire at Longleng:

(Fire tenders fighting fire at Longleng on March 11, 2021)

The R.O also informed about another Fire incident, where one Katcha house was gutted and property worth Rs.3 Lakhs approximately was lost in the inferno.

Khing said that the F&ES received a fire call at 02:00 pm on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 from Oukshok Village, Longleng.

The Fire & Emergency Services team from Fire Station Longleng proceeded to control the fire and two Fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnel were pressed into action, Khing informed.

One Katcha house was gutted in the fire and property worth Rs.3 Lakhs approximately was lost in the inferno but due to timely information and response, the fire was controlled and prevented from spreading to surrounding houses. Property worth Rs.5 Lakhs could be salvaged and one person sustained minor injury in the incident, Khing said.

It took the Fire Team 25 minutes to combat the fire and the cause of fire is suspected to be from electrical short circuit. The response team was led by Duty Commander SI C. Lamthai Khiamniungan and ASI Wangkim Wangsa, he said.