Wednesday, May 12, 2021

AR helps in containing fire at Botsa

AR containing fireDimapur, March 30: On receipt of information about a fire incident at Botsa on March 29, Chieswema Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) mobilised a Quick Reaction Team comprising 18 personnel from Chiephobozou COB.
The incident is assumed to have occurred due to a short circuit from a loose wire in an adjoining step down transformer near EAC Complex, Botsa.
Approx 500 m x 500 m stretch of forest cover was burnt but the timely response from troops of Assam Rifles averted any eventuality and the forest fire from spreading further.
(Page News Service)