Shillong ,March 24: At around 3:50 pm fire broke out at Nongrim Hills, shillong when the Tanker parked was un -fueling inside the petrol depot of the pump. As many as 18 fire tenders rush to the spot. Many fire tenders seen stuck in the traffic due to the lack of proper emergency route. Para Military forces, police and Fire brigades have been put to the duty to extinguish the fire . As many as people round the place has been shifted out of fear.
Cause of fire is said to be the negligence of the staff while un-fueling the tanker.
Used of foam were seen because petroleum fires cannot be extinguished by water. Fire is extinguished. However fire service staff will camp at the pump by rotation whole night in case of fire from below the pump…Latest update from police.