Dimapur, September 10 (NEx): Two Kutcha houses gutted in a fire at Padampukhuri Lane – 1, Dimapur today, causing a loss of property worth approximately Rupees 15 Lakhs.
T. Shilu Jamir, Dy. SP, Fire and Emergency Service, Nagaland informed that, on receiving a Fire call at 11:07 am, today, September 10, 2020 from Pudumpukhuri Lane – 1 in Dimapur, the Fire & Emergency Services mobilized a quick response team from Fire Station Dimapur (Central) to control the fire breakout.
Two Fire Tenders along with sufficient Equipments & Fire Personnel were pressed into action. It took 50 Minutes for the fire team to combat the Fire after reaching the spot.
Two Kutcha houses along with Property worth 15 Lakhs approximate was lost in the inferno. However due to timely response from Fire Personnel, properties worth over INR 30 Lakhs could be salvaged and prevented fire from spreading, Jamir informed.
No casualty was reported. Cause of fire is suspected to be from electrical short circuit. The response team was led by Duty Commander ASI Khamlau Phom, he added.