Fire mishap averted at Dairyfarm

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR
Port Blair
25 Apr 2017

Fire fighters averted a fire accident at densely populated Dairyfarm region on Tuesday. The mishap occurred at around 9.40 am at Lall Barrack reportedly caused due to an electric short-circuit.
According to reports, residents of the area immediately raised an alarm to the Fire Brigade. Fighters and two fire tenders from the FS headquarter rushed to the spot to bring the blaze under control. “Prompt action by the fire brigade prevented a major fire accident here. Residents of the area immediately informed the Fire Brigade as there was possibility of the fire spreading to the nearby houses. Local residents too rendered active cooperation to the fire brigade team to put out the blaze,” said some Dairyfarm residents.