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Major fire broke out in the unit HQ campus of 44 Bn, CRPF located at Zainakote

In the intervening night of 08th & 09th January 2019, a major fire broke out in the unit HQ campus of 44 Bn, CRPF located at Zainakote, Srinagar. The fire was contained & doused with the quick action of the firefighting teams of Muzgund and Qamarwari. The fire, which engulfed the 02 semi-permanent structures, got defused after a dedicated efforts of around two hours, damaging a sizeable quantity of Govt as well as regimental stores and structures. No injury/casualty to/of anyone occurred. As per the fire tender teams of Fire and Emergency Services department, the short circuit has been prima facie, suspected to be the likely cause of the fire.

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