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Devastating fire in Jorhat town

Property worth one crore has been left ravaged while a 12 hour long devastating fire that broke out on Thursday midnight at a goodwon in Jorhat town. Eyewitness say the fire broke out at the ground floor of the a four storied godwon in the Chambers Road which later was spreading to the top floors. Fire tenders from Golaghat, Sivasagar, Dergaon, Roworia Bokakhat were pressed into service but the fire engulfed property worth corers of rupees. Jorhat Deputy Commissioner L S Changson and the administrative officials had sought help of ONGC fire fighters from Nazira. These tenders arrived and started operation and the fire was doused in the morning.
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