LONGDING, Today in the afternoon around 2 PM a devastating fire incident occurred at Tissa market causing damages to properties worth lakhs of rupees. Today being Sunday most of the shopkeepers were out of their shops when the inferno started at a corner of one of the shops but within a few minutes engulfed the three shops.
Two gas cylinders were reportedly inside the shop which exploded the intensity of the fire. About six water tankers were pressed into service including the Police Fire Tender to contain the mishaps however Fire was burning from inside the SPT type building. The cause of the incident couldn’t be ascertained .
DYSP LONGDING. B. Tangjang and OC PS Longding along with a police team from Longding and Tissa rushed to the spot to prevent further spread of Fire.
A case is being registered to conduct proper investigation into the mishaps ZPM Longding, and many public leaders visited the spot to take stock of the situation.