Naharlagun Fire Station observes Fire Service Week

NAHARLAGUN, 21 Apr: The weeklong Fire Service Day observation by the Naharlagun Fire Station concluded with a fire safety awareness programme at Lekhi village near here on Tuesday.

‘Maintenance of fire safety equipment is key to mitigate fire hazards’ was this year’s theme.

The personnel of the fire and emergency services of the fire station, led by Station Officer PC Roy demonstrated the use of various types of portable fire extinguishers, such as water type extinguishers for ordinary fire, mechanical foam for oil fire, dry chemical powder for metal fire, and carbon-dioxide for electric and gas fire.

Improvised rescue methods and techniques using ropes, line rescue tactics for high-rise building, first aid, LPG fire were also demonstrated,  apart from educating the people on  dos and don’ts during fire incidents.