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Fire at Dillai Gate, Zoological Park
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, FEB 22 (NPN):
Published on 23 Feb. 2009 12:45 AM IST
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Fire broke out at two places — Dillai Gate and Zoological Park Rangapahar — on Sunday. However, there was no report of any damage and loss of life. According to sources, the fire at Dillai gate started from the adjoining forest in the wee hours Sunday and continued till late evening, posing a threat to its adjoining localities including Ao Kashiram and Lotha Khel. Fire tenders were pressed into service to control the fire from spreading further. Police, Fire Brigade personnel assisted by locals could douse the inferno only in the evening. In another fire incident, a fire broke out inside Zoological Park Rangapahar Sunday morning. Fire Brigade sources said some birds were killed in the fire which was brought under control only in the afternoon by fire tenders. The cause of the fire in both the cases could not be ascertained.

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