Guwahati, April 26: A major fire that broke out two days ago at Lunglei district of Mizoram has now been brought under control by the Assam Rifles near the residential areas. However, it is still increasing in the valley below Chanmari.
The Indian Army is working relentlessly along with district administration to douse the fire and prevent it from spreading further in different areas.
Three parties have been pressed into service to continuously provided assistance in the fire fight. A medical team under has also been put on stand by in the town for any immediate medical assistance.
The Commandant of Assam Rifles attended the district-level disaster management meeting at DC office in Lunglei where the assistance from the Army was assured in all possible ways. Coordinates of both the helipads at Lunglei were also shared with civil authorities and were completely activated for any helicopter landing.