Fire damages BMO office in Chattergam

Budgam: The office of Block Medical Officer (BMO) was gutted in a fire incident in Chattergam town of this central Kashmir district, police said today.

Fire broke out on Tuesday night from the BMO office housed in the District Hospital Chattergam and caused damage to sstablishment section and three other rooms, SHO Nowgam Tariq Ahmad told Kashmir Reader. Vital official records were also gutted in the fire incident.

Ahmad said that police, army and the firefighters reached the spot instantly and contained the flames from spreading further.

“The cause of fire is being ascertained,” he said.