Arunachal Pradesh: At least 7 houses gutted in fire in Pasighat

Arunachal Pradesh: At least 7 houses gutted in fire in Pasighat

ITANAGAR | DEC 6, 2019:

In a tragic incident, several families rendered homeless after a fire broke out at Tebo village near GTC area, Pasighat on Wednesday.

At least seven kutcha houses were burn down to ashes which broke out at around 1:30 AM, three fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the fire

No reports of loss of life were reported and the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Local MLA Kaling Moyong visited the affected families and announced immediate relief for them. He also directed the authorities concerned to assess the properties lost or damaged and submit the report.

Moyong advised the people to take utmost care while handling inflammable items like cooking gas, gas stove and candle light to avoid such house fires.

East Siang DC Dr. Kinny Singh has also urged the people take fire safety seriously by taking proper precautions, especially during the dry season. Meanwhile, SDO Oli Perme and DDMO G Tsumo visited the spot and took stock of the situation.

Source: AT

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