Major fire averted at administrative headquarters of ANI

Port Blair
22 Jul 2017

Fighters from the Andaman and Nicobar Police Fire services prevented a major catastrophe at the Secretariat building on Saturday. According to reports, short-circuit in the conference room of the Secretariat located close to the chamber of the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration caused fire in the building. Fire fighters along with tenders rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control.  
According to sources, the fire was noticed in the conference hall at around 1.20 pm. Top officials from the rescue and relief agencies, engineers from the Andaman Public Services along with the fire fighting team rushed to the spot except for the head of the Fire Services agency. After an operation, which lasted for around 15 minutes, the blaze was brought under control preventing big losses to government property, according to reports. (EOIC)