Nagaland

Nilli Nissan garage in Dimapur gutted in fire, property worth Rs. 99.04 lac lost

Nilli Nissan Garage in Dimapur gutted in fire, property worth Rs. 99.04 lac lost
(Fire personnel fighting to contain the fire at Nilli Nissan Garage, Purana Bazaar, Dimapur)

Dimapur, September 05 (NEx): The Nilli Nissan garage located at Purana Bazaar, Dimapur was gutted by fire this morning causing loss of approximately Rs. 99.04 lac property.

T. Shilu Jamir, Dy. SP, Fire and Emergency service department, Government of Nagaland informed that, on receiving call about fire breakout at Purana Bazaar, Dimapur at 07:50 am, today, September 05, 2020, Fire & Emergency Services mobilized a quick response team from Fire Station Dimapur (Central) to control the fire.

Accordingly, three Fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnels were pressed into action. It took the Fire Team 40 Minutes to combat the Fire, he added.

Nilli Nissan Garage was gutted in the inferno, and property worth Rs. 99.04 Lakhs approximately was lost due to the incident. However, due to timely response from Fire Personnel, properties worth over INR 2.5 crore could be salvaged and prevented the fire from spreading. The Cause of fire is due to short circuit, the report said.

The response team was led by O.C A. Wati Jamir and Duty Commander S.I C. Baushong Phom, he added.