Chandigarh

MAJOR FIRE AT PANJAB UNIVERSITY GIRLS HOSTEL AVERTED

January 13, 2018 06:32 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

A major fire at Girls Hostel No.3 was averted today by prompt and swift action by UT Fire Brigade.At around 2:30 pm smoke and flames from a closed room of second floor was noticed by the students residing in the  Girls Hostel No.3. They alerted the Hostel Warden, she informed the Police and the Fire Brigade for relief.

DSW women Prof Neena Capalash, DSW Prof Emmanuel Nahar,CUS Prof Ashwani Kaul and Security staff reached the site by  3PM, followed by the Vice Chancellor Prof Arun Grover,Registrar Col G S Chadha, Senator Prof Ronki Ram ,former DSW Prof Alhuwalia and Prof Sidhu .By that time the Fire Water Bowzers had reached and swung into action.The fire was restricted to only one room and was totally controlled by 3:20 PM.There was no physical injury to any individual.Police is yet to submit it's findings and report. Arrangements have been made for stay of the girls, whose rooms have been affected by the smoke , at Guest House of the Universitiy.

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