Subscribe
We deliver the northeast

Dimapur fire ravages 123 houses; one person killed

DIMAPUR: One person died and at least 123 thatched bamboo houses were reduced to ashes in a massive fire that broke out at Burma Camp in Naland’s Dimapur in the wee hours yesterday.

After receiving a call at 12:10 am,  fire personnel from fire stations Dimapur (Central) and Dimapur (West) and four fire engines, as well as adequate equipment and staff, were dispatched on the spot to control the fire.

ALSO READ: Ghaziabad’s 8-Month-Old Baby Wins 15-Day Battle With COVID-19

RO(E), FHQ, Kenny Khing said, One man (25), who suffered burn injuries, died, and 123 katcha homes, as well as household property valued at around Rs.50 lakh, were destroyed and more than 100 families were forcibly displaced of the fire.

However, he claimed that the fire was contained and stopped from spreading further after the involvement of firefighters.

ALSO READ: Assam woman gives birth to four babies at a private hospital

Property worth around Rs.80 lakh and surrounding houses could be salvaged, he added.

The fire took three hours to put out by the fire department.

However, the cause of the fire is not known yet.

Support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism:

Support us

Download InsideNE App

Follow us on Facebook

 

 

 

 

Leave A Reply