We assisted in dousing fire in Kupwara: Army

We assisted in dousing fire in Kupwara: Army
However, there was no loss of life, the statement said.Special arrangement

Srinagar, Dec 22: The Army said that it assisted in dousing a fire in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara on Wednesday.

A statement of the Army issued here said that it about 3.30 am, the house of Muhammad Ibrahim Dedad son of Samasdin Dedad of Thaiyan Gujran area of Kalaroos, Kupwara caught fire.

“The sentry at Kalaroos COB noticed the raging fire and a rescue team from the COB was immediately sent to the spot with fire extinguishers,” the statement said. “The Army alerted the villagers and the fire engine vehicle at Kalaroos was informed.”

The Army statement said that as the fire was intense and only a few locals could gather in the early hours, an Army team along with fire brigade vehicle subdued the fire but could not recover any household belongings.

However, there was no loss of life, the statement said.

It said that the Army also provided some essential relief to the affected family.

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