Fire breaks out in LCMA office at Miskeen Bagh, Srinagar


Srinagar: A fire broke out in the office complex of Lakes Conservation and Management Authority (LCMA) at Miskeen Bagh area of Srinagar in the wee hours of Thursday here, resulting in partial damage to equipment and official records.

Soon after the incident, the teams from the Fire & Emergency Department reached the spot promptly and doused the fire without causing further damage to the office building.

As per an official handout issued here, in the fire incident the Correspondence Section/ Establishment Section of Head Office suffered considerable damage and in addition to that Secretary’s Office too suffered damages. Besides, two washrooms and a Photostat room got partially damaged and most of the records inside the room gutted in the fire incident.

Meanwhile, an FIR related to the incident has been lodged in the concerned police station and a team of FSL/ Police have taken the evidence for the investigation process.