FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, Jan 17: A fire broke out at Bazaar line, Dumporijo on January 15 devastating six houses completely, including two RCC type, one SPT and three kutcha houses.
The incident occurred four days after another fire mishap had devastated six rooms of Rijo Middle School and several houses on January 11 at Daporijo, a delayed official release informed here today.
Meanwhile, the district administration along with the SP visited the accident site and assessed the extent of properties lost and damages in fire accident at Dumporijo.
Rs 2500 each was provided to the families of the victims. Local MLA Paknga Bage has also announced Rs 5 lakhs for the fire victims, informed Dr. Tagi Dango, i/c ADC, Dumporijo.
Earlier, fire accidents had occurred at Pakam Colony on January 2, Ligu Village on January 4, Sigin Colony on December 8 and 25. One abandoned Maruti car was destroyed in fire at Airfield on January 5, the release added.