Major fire in Punjab’s Kotkapura area

May 23rd, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI  

By Sarabjeet Singh

Kotkapura (Punjab), May 23 (ANI): In a major incident in Punjab’s Faridkot district’s Kotkapura area, around 8,000 new and old electricity transformers along with power cables were gutted into fire on Saturday evening.

Seven fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the blazing fire but the fire was yet to be brought under control till 9.30 in evening.

Since the power service station is close to residential area, authorities made pubic to evacuate the place and had called in the Army personnel for help. (ANI)

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