Devastating fire guts 11 shops, 4 rent houses in Arunachal Pradesh


Itanagar, January 5: A devastating fire that broke out at PK Point of Changlang Bazar in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh destroyed as many as 11 shops and four rent houses and reduced properties worth lakhs into ashes.

The fire was first spotted by some locals and they immediately intimated the firefighters who rushed to the spot to douse the flames. The fire was so intense, the Changlang police, Assam Rifles jawans and the general public had to come in and douse the fire which took them around three hours on Thursday night .

The reason behind the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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Local MLA Tesam Pongte and Changlang Deputy Commissioner RK Sharma provided interim relief to the fire victims.