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One Truck & Car gutted in fire at Dimapur & Tuli

One Truck & Car gutted in fire at Dimapur & Tuli

Kohima, February 11 (NEx): One Truck carrying household goods and one Maruti 800 Car was gutted in two separate fire incidences at Dimapur and Tuli respectively on February 10th & 11th, 2021, informed Nagaland Fire and Emergency services department today.

Fire at Dimapur:

(Fire Personnel fighting Fire at Firing Range (Army Camp), Dimapur on February 10, 2021)

One Truck carrying household goods was gutted in the inferno at Firing Range (Army Camp), Diphu Road, Dimapur causing a loss of property worth Rs.5 Lakhs approximately on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. No casualty reported due to this incident.

The RO, F&ES, Kenny Khing informed that a Fire call was received at 07:43 am on February 10, 2021 at Firing Range (Army Camp), Diphu Road, Dimapur.

Accordingly, Fire & Emergency Services (F&ES) team from Fire Station Dimapur (West) proceeded to control the fire and two Fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnel were pressed into action.

One Truck carrying household goods was gutted in the inferno and it took 55 minutes for the fire team to bring the fire under control. Property worth Rs.5 Lakhs approximately was lost in the inferno and property worth Rs.15 Lakhs could be salvaged, Khing said.

The cause of fire is reported to be due to the truck touching a live wire, and there was no casualty. The response team was led by Duty Commander ASI K. Hito Zhimo.

Fire at Tuli:

(Fire Personnel fighting Fire at 10th Mile, Tuli on February 11, 2021)

In another incident, One Maruti 800 Car was gutted in the inferno at Tuli under Mokokchung district in Nagaland causing a loss of property worth Rs.25,000 approximately on Thursday, February 11, 2021.

The RO, F&ES, Kenny Khing informed that, a Fire call was received at 02:35 pm on February 11, 2021 at 10th Mile, Tuli.

Accordingly, Fire & Emergency Services team from Fire Station Tuli proceeded to control the fire and Fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnel were pressed into action.

One Maruti 800 Car was gutted in the inferno and property worth Rs.25,000 approximately was lost in the inferno.

The cause of fire is suspected to be from vehicle wiring short circuit, and there was no casualty. The response team was led by Duty Commander ASI Noklangsangba, informed the RO.