• Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

ASSAM RIFLES HELP AVERT MAJOR FIRE INCIDENT AT SAIBOL JOUPI, CHANDEL DISTRICT, MANIPUR

Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) helped avert a major fire incident at Saibol Joupi Village (near Indo-Myanmar Border), Chandel District on 16 February 2024.

A major fire broke out, presumably from short circuit in Saibol Village at 07: 30 PM on 16 Feb 2024. As soon as fire was noticed breaking out and spreading to the adjacent houses, the sentry raised the fire alarm, and the security forces’ fire-fighting party was immediately launched to rescue the civilians trapped inside the burning houses and to bring the swiftly spreading fire under control.

Due to the swift action and selfless courage displayed by the Assam Rifles, the fire was brought under control after one hour of laborious effort and the major loss of life and property was averted. Around 8-10 persons trapped inside these houses were rescued and the 2 burn patients was brought to the medical Room for treatment by the Medical Officer.

There were approx 25 houses in the vicinity and with the precise efforts of the forces, 22 houses were saved from futher damage.

The Villagers thanked the Assam Rifles for the timely efforts provided to save life and property and also in ensuring safety of the villagers by preventing the rapidly spreading fire from wreaking havoc.

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