46 Houses Destroyed In Massive Fire Near Nagaland Border - Eastern Mirror
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Dimapur, Nagaland

46 houses destroyed in massive fire near Nagaland border

By Purnungba Longkumer Updated: Apr 28, 2024 8:42 pm
Fire and Emergency personnel dousing the fire on Sunday. (Photo courtesy: Central Fire Station)

DIMAPUR — In major fire incident on Sunday, 46 thatch houses were reduced to ashes at Borlengri-Block 1 of Assam’s Karbi Anglong district bordering Nagaland.

An officer from the West Fire Station in Dimapur informed that the station received a distress call at around 1:19 pm and dispatched two fire tenders each from West and Central fire stations along with fire brigade personnel.

Firefighters successfully extinguished the blaze by 3 pm, but unfortunately, nothing could be salvaged from the destroyed homes.

While there were no casualties reported, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, and authorities are still assessing the extent of property damage, the officer said.

By Purnungba Longkumer Updated: Apr 28, 2024 8:42:25 pm
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