ITANAGAR, Dec 4 - Fire gutted at least four houses at Zero Point in Mangnam village under the Lumla circle of Tawang district this morning. Three gas cylinders also burst in the fire. There was, however, no report of any casualty.
Local MLA Jambey Tashi, who reached the site, provided relief to the affected families. He also directed the local administration to provide all assistance to the victims without delay.
Lumla Additional Deputy Commissioner Tashi Dhondup, Circle Officer Nawang Thutan and Senior Disaster Management Officer (SDMO) Nima Tashi also rushed to the spot to supervise the rescue operations.
According to the Lumla SDMO, the cause of the fire has not been ascertained yet. �There were no casualties as all the houses were unoccupied at the time of the mishap. Timely volunteering by SSB personnel from Lumla and the villagers helped control the fire,� he added.