Fire personnel stay alert

It might be a full and tense day and evening responsibility for the 1,300 personnel of the Telangana State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department (TSDRFSD) when Hyderabad and the remainder of Telangana celebrates Deepavali on Thursday.

Majority of the 180 massive automobiles and 138 bike fireplace engines might be stationed at strategic places chosen in tandem with the native police, particularly the place cracker stalls are situated. Within the dual cities, about 60 massive truck engines and about 50 two-wheeler fast response groups have been readied.

These two-member groups armed with fireplace extinguishers might be deployed to cope with any fireplace rapidly earlier than they flip into main mishaps as they’ll simply manoeuvre visitors and congested roads, stated Regional Fire Service Officer, Central Region, V. Papaiah. There had been over 60 fireplace associated complaints final 12 months throughout Diwali, he stated.

The fireplace companies division had issued about 4,435 licences to cracker retailers, largely in Hyderabad, with Malkajgiri 679, Hyderabad 556, Kukatpally 420, Secunderabad 274, Rangareddy 229 and Rajendranagar 187. In remainder of the State, retailers had been allowed in Khammam 337, Warangal 263 adopted by Nizamabad 182 and Nalgonda 162.

Areas of focus for fireplace personnel are Siddiamber Bazaar, Osmangunj, Langer Houz, Phool Bagh, Banjara Hills, Amberpet, Lower Tank Bund, Yousufguda, and Moosarambagh. Mr. Papaiah urged individuals to mild crackers in open areas, and maintain two buckets of water close by, one for discarding used fireworks.

A few blankets also needs to be saved prepared. Citizens have been advised to name up ‘101’ or 9949991101 or 8712699444 or the closest fireplace station in case of any emergency.

Special Correspondent , 2021-11-03 21:45:26

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