Fire devastates 8 dwellings in Mongku

PASIGHAT, Nov 30: Eight dwellings were devastated in a fire incident that broke out Thursday midnight at Mongku Village under Pasighat Sadar circle in East Siang district.
Temporary shelter has been provided to the affected families at Govt. Primary School, Mongku village.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
All household items, including valuable ornaments were reportedly destroyed in the fire.
Local MLA Kaling Moyong, who rushed to the site, provided immediate relief to the affected families.
The local MLA along with the Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak, SP Prashant Gautam and the officials of the District Disaster Management Authority visited the affected families and provided immediate relief of Rs.3,800 each to the affected families.
The DC has urged people to take utmost precautions while handling fire to avoid such incidents.
The properties lost or damaged are being assessed by a five-member committee constituted by the District Administration and led by EAC (HQs) Henkar Lollen. DIPRO