Friday, March 16, 2012

Forest fire at Lower Lingding

GANGTOK, 15 March: A forest fire in a private land holding at Lower Lingding in East Sikkim was reported on Wednesday evening. Gangtok Fire Station received the fire alarm at around 3:30 PM and a team led by Fire Station Officers Phuchung Lepcha, Subash Subba and Samsher Subba, rushed to the spot with two fire tenders. After around 2 hours of effort, the fire was brought under control.

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