In a devastating fire that took place around 2.30 AM today, 37 dwelling houses, one Community Dere, three Granaries and 19 Rice Mills were burnt to ashes at Tadin village In West Siang district today.
Huge properties are reported to be lost in the fire accident without no serious casualty has been reported. The West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu, HODs and DDMO visited the site to assess the losses and provided immediate relief to the tune of Rs.1, 40,600/- to the fire victims.
A sum of Rs.1, 00,000/- donated by Hotel Todo Itanagar was also handed over to the victims through DC Aalo. The District Administration has called an emergency meeting and appeals have been made to all HODs, public and business communities to render all possible help from their side and contribute in cash and kind for the suffering people. Electricity and water supply has also been restored.
ITBP, The Indian Army of 1Bihar Regiment under 5-Infantry Brigade, IRBN, Civil Police and Public are constantly involved to provide food and temporary shelter. The Army and ITBP are providing Tents, medicines, ration items and assured whole hearted participation in removing the debris and other social services in the accident site. The Presidents GWS West Siang unit Dr. Nyage Geyi, GSU President Binya Ronya, Galo Ane and other Organisations have expressed their shocks and assured all possible help from their sides.