Another house gutted in Kohima
Kohima, Dec. 12 (EMN): Barely two days after several houses were burned down in two separate fire incidents in Kohima, another house was partially gutted in an inferno that broke out at Middle PWD Colony in Kohima, on Saturday morning.
Sevi Kera, SI, informed Eastern Mirror that the incident occurred at around 11:20 am where a government quarter type-6 (reportedly staff quarter of Nagaland Civil Secretariat) was partially damaged though no casualty was reported.
According to preliminary reports, the cause of the fire was suspected to be due to electric short circuit. The property destroyed and saved was yet to be assessed till the time of filing this report.
Eye witnesses in the vicinity stated that timely intervention of the Nagaland Fire and Emergency Services (NFES) saved the fire from spreading to nearby places.
It may be mentioned that two major fire incidents occurred in Kohima on Thursday at Monkhola, opposite ICICI Bank, and another one at Merhulietsa (Para Medical) colony.