Fire gutted one house in Jalukie
Dimapur, Feb. 16 (EMN): One kutcha house was gutted in a devastating fire which broke out at Dungki village under Peren district on February 15.
A report from the Fire and Emergency Services stated that the fire broke out at around 2 pm on February 15. It added that on receiving a call, the department mobilised a quick response team and press into service to control the fire.
The release stated that it took about 30 minutes for the team to bring the fire under control. It also stated that properties worth an approximate of INR 3.58 lakh was lost in the inferno.
It added that the timely intervention of the fire personnel prevented the fire from spreading to adjoin area. Cause of the fire was suspected to be due to electrical short circuit.