Delhi got about 100 Minor Fires Reported On Diwali and No Casualties

New Delhi: Nearly 100 minor fire-related episodes were accounted for the city on Diwali on Sunday, however there were no setbacks, an authority said.


“So far around 100 fire related episodes have been accounted for, all of which are minor. There are no reports of any setback or real harm,” said an officer of the Delhi Fire Service (DFS).

DFS has scratched off Diwali leave of every one of its representatives and has put on standby 1,500 firefighters over the city to handle any crisis.

Boss Fire Officer GC Mishra said that 1,500 firefighters alongside the go down groups in control room, workshops and different divisions are on obligation to handle crisis circumstances.

“A sum of 59 fire stations exist and we have set up 22 extra focuses considering a year ago’s affair,” he said.

A sum of 290 fire episodes were accounted for amid Diwali a year ago.

Fire motors have been positioned at 22 touchy zones over the city like Azadpur Mandi, Bara Tooti Chowk in Sadar Bazar, Ghitorni, Tilak Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and Gandhi Nagar as a safety measure as the greatest number of flame calls are gotten from these ranges.

Extra crisis groups have additionally been positioned at assigned regions while for a brisk reaction, 10 bikes and 11 speedy response groups, as well, have been prepared.

Delhi clinics, as well, have courses of action for treating casualties of smolder wounds amid the celebration.

While the Safdarjung Hospital, which has a rumored blaze damage ward, has included 24 additional quaint little inns six more restorative experts, the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in focal Delhi has set up a crisis OPD to handle smolder cases.

Most instances of blazes on Diwali emerge from mishaps ascribed to sparklers and are accounted for from late in the night to 6 in the morning.

The CATS (Centralized Accident and Trauma Services) has additionally put all its 150 or more ambulances on high ready. They will act as a team with the police.

More than 500 instances of smolder wounds brought about by sparklers were accounted for over the national capital on Diwali a year ago.