Serchhip: Mizoram State Level Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Fire Outbreak headed by its Chairman Pu RS Sinha, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests (Administration) conducted a virtual meeting with Serchhip District officials through video conferencing Friday.
Members of the SIT – Pu C. Lalthanmawia, Director, Fire & Emergency Services, Pu Lalthafamkima Jongte, AIG (Ops), Police Headquarters and Pu John LT Sanga, Director, Disaster Management & Rehabilitation & Member Secretary, SIT were also present at this virtual meeting.
The virtual meeting was attended from Serchhip District by Lalmuansanga Ralte, MCS, Addl. Deputy Commissioner, Stephen Lalrinawma, SP and members of District Level Committee on Forest Fire Prevention and other stakeholders.
The meeting discussed the recent incidents of fire outbreak in different places within Serchhip District and discussed existing provisions of law, instructions, institutions and response mechanism in place at the District. And other important matter relating to prevention of fire outbreak in the future.
The Government of Mizoram constituted the State Level SIT on Fire Outbreak on 5th May, 2021 to find out the reasons and causes of the outbreak of the fires, assess the extent of damage, examine and document the various means deployed for control and containment of the fires.