People even tried to put out the fire …
A huge fire broke out near Vaishno Devi Bhavan, the mother of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday afternoon. According to the information coming out, a fire broke out near the cash counter of Mata Vaishno Devi Board near Kalika Bhavan in the temple premises.
As soon as the information was received, the local administration rushed to the spot and efforts were made to control the fire and rescue operations were launched and the fire was contained to prevent the fire from spreading to the temple premises. According to the information that came out, 2 people were partially injured.
According to Rameshkumar Jangid, CIO of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, the fire has been brought under control. No major damage, the journey continues.
According to the information received, the fire caused a lot of damage to the building. The fire started at around 4.15pm on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 and was contained by 5pm. According to the information coming out, the initial alarm was sounded by the CRPF personnel posted there.
The cause of the fire is said to be a short circuit by the local administration. At the same time, the cause of the fire is also being investigated.
It is said that the people present at the spot tried to control the fire, but the flames intensified, which caused the fire not to be brought under control immediately. Fire brigade teams then rushed to the spot.
Jammu and Kashmir | A fire broke out at the temple of Mother Vaishno Devi in Katra today
“The fire has been contained,” says CEO Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, pic.twitter.com/rRbBdTR0ds
– ANI (ANI) June 8, 2021
It is said that the distance to the natural cave is about one hundred meters from where the fire started. The flames of this fire can be seen in the temple premises up to Bhairon valley. The fire is said to have started due to a short circuit in the counting room near the VIP gate. The fire soon took a terrible turn.
It is said that after the fire, fierce flames of fire were seen in the mountains from a distance. The smoke from the fire spread near the temple premises.
The situation became serious when a fire broke out near Vaishnava Bhavan. At the same time, due to the lockdown of Koro, the movement of devotees has been stopped for the last few days, but now that the situation has returned to normal, devotees have started coming here.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh is said to have said in his statement that a fire broke out at Vaishno Devi some time back, but it is currently under control. “We have to keep an eye on the next few hours,” he said.
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