Manipur fire service on Monday concluded its weeklong fire service week observation wherein twenty four fire service sub officers, leading fireman were honoured with cash and citation for their extra ordinary performances during the observation.
During the week long observation, general population spread across the district were capacitated with lectures along with demonstrations on addressing any possible fire crisis. The personnel of state fire service provided first hand information and knowledge to all the individual working in various establishments such as hotel, bank, school, etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Director, Manipur fire service, Ch Chandramani said that the theme of this year observation is ‘to preserve, adopt safe housekeeping practise and approved electrical appliances’ which is to give awareness about fire safety measures to the people of the state. He added that the level of understanding on fire safety managements amongst the general population has been increased. And he added such increase of knowledge has drastically reduced many possible fire crises in the state comparing with the data of 2012-13. Crediting the reduction of fire crisis to the hardworking staffs of Manipur fire service, Chandramani said people’s cooperation was also equally important as those personnel of state fire service in addressing any fire crisis.
Out of the twenty four awarded personnel the first three officers are Sub officer, Thoubal, W Rona Singh, Sub officer, Moirang, Ch Ranjit Kumar Singh and Station officer, Moreh, W Ranjit.