Set up more fire stations in Kishtwar: Saroori

Excelsior Correspondent

KISHTWAR, Dec 7: PCC vice president and MLA Inderwal,  Ghulam Mohammad Saroori has expressed shock and grief over the tragic fire incidents in village Udeel Chatroo, Gagrimal Kakerwagan and Hawal Chatroo in which three residential houses of Bishroop, son of Ram Chand, Mohd Shafi, son of  Din Mohd Sheikh and his brother’ house  at Gagrimal in Kakerwagan were completely gutted in devastating fire incidents.
Expressing his deep sympathies with the families, who lost their houses, Saroori asked the administration to carry out relief and rehabilitation measures including provide free ration, tin sheets, blankets and others fire incident victims. Saroori said that there is an immediate need of opening of well equipped fire service stations at tehsil level across the Chenab valley.
He said that in recent years major incidents in Chatroo, Thathri, Keshwan, Mugalm-aidan, Bunjwah, Warwan, Marwah, Dachhan, Padder, Nagseni, Drabshalla, Bhalessa and other parts of the district have raised a question mark on preparedness of Fire Service Department and Government in tackling the increasing fire incidents in Kishtwar and Doda districts.
Saroori urged upon the Government for early setting up of fire service stations at Chatroo, Mugalmaidan, Thathri, Bunjwah, Sarthal, Thakrie, Drabshalla, Kahara Bhalessa, Warawan, Nagseni areas to cater the need of the people in the areas. He also urged administration for proper and timely compensation, relief for the affected families and said the Government should provide every possible support to the victims so that they could not face any problem in the prevailing cold conditions.
Expressing deepest concern over the devastation caused, Congress leader while terming the incidents as most unfortunate and highly painful assured the affected people of every possible help from the Congress party.