Fire Service Day observed

ITANAGAR, 20 Apr: The fire & emergency services personnel of the fire station here observed the Fire Service Day on 14 April.

The personnel, led by Itanagar Fire Station OC Koj Taro, organized awareness programmes at various locations in Itanagar under the theme ‘Maintenance of fire safety equipment is key to mitigate fire hazards’, under the guidance of Fire & Emergency Services SP Sanjay Bhatia.

The personnel demonstrated the use of portable fire extinguishers, extinguishers for oil fire, dry chemical powder extinguishers for metal fire, etc, and improvised methods of rescue drills.

Awareness on first aid, LPG fire and the dos and don’ts during a fire accident was also created during the programme.