Tag: Odisha Fire Services

Advanced Rescue Tender Vehicle loaded with advanced equipment
Odisha Fire Services dept gets more teeth, know all about Advanced Rescue Tender vehicle

The ATR which consists of over 100 latest equipment and procured at a cost of Rs 3.53 crore was displayed to public during a special programme held at State capital to mark Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day and National Day for Disaster Reduction.

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
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‘Jawad’: Odisha Fire Services Gear Up For Approaching Cyclonic Strom

47 teams of the Fire Services have been kept on standby mode at Naraj in Cuttack, the quick action team has been mobilised and kept on standby to combat any situation.

  • Friday, 03 December 2021
WATCH: Elephants Stuck, Swept Away In Mahanadi River, Rescue Ops Underway

Huge crowd gathered near Mundali bridge this morning (September 24) after a herd of eight elephants were reportedly swept away by heavy water current while crossing Mahanadi river near Mundali.

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  • Friday, 24 September 2021
Odisha Fire Services personnel go on indefinite stir

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Fire Services personnel today launched an indefinite cease-work strike across the State demanding fulfilment of various demands. As per sources, the demands include a salary equivalent to that of Odisha police, regularisation of contractual employees, immediate disbursal of pension of retired employees and registration of Havildar fireman association. Convenor of Odisha Fire […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Jeypore Landslide: Families of trapped labourers blame construction firm

Koraput: The family members of the two labourers who are still trapped under the debris after a portion of a hill collapsed at Bariput in Jeypore yesterday, lodged an FIR at Ranigarh police outpost today against the construction company. As per the complaint, the families of the two trapped labourers, Ghanshyam Guru of Deogarh district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Jeypore landslide: 2 labourers feared trapped, rescue operations on

Koraput: A massive operation is now underway at Bariput as two labourers are feared trapped under the debris that gathered after portion of a hill collapsed during stone mining on Thursday night. The incident occurred when the labourers were carrying out mining activities for the Telengiri irrigation project. Two JCB machines reportedly are lying under […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha imparts fire safety training to private organizations

Bhubaneswar: In a major step to promptly deal with fire-related emergencies, 18 persons from private organizations enrolled in the first batch of Fire Safety Supervisor program were given training by Odisha Fire Services department on various fire fighting measures in Bhubaneswar today. As per a proposal of the government, various organisations in the State have […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Fire safety deadline to curb mishaps

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Fire Services on Wednesday served notices to 26 commercial establishments in Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Twin City to comply with prescribed fire safety norms within two months or face action. Twenty six malls, jewellery stores and hotels in the Twin City lack adequate fire safety measures as per the Odisha Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Rules, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Portion of another star hotel in Bhubaneswar sealed

Bhubaneswar: The basement of a star hotel in Bhubaneswar was sealed today by Odisha Fire Services as part of a sealing drive at commercial establishments that have failed to comply with fire safety norms. It is the second hotel in Bhubaneswar that faced similar action from the department within a month. Marriage and other functions […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
2 halls of New Marrion sealed for lack of fire safety measures

Bhubaneswar: Two halls in the basement of Hotel New Marrion in Bhubaneswar were sealed today during a fire safety audit by the Odisha Fire Services to check adherence to Odisha Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Rules, 2017. Fire Services DG BK Sharma informed that the halls were sealed without any notice but as a precautionary […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Fire tender overturns, driver killed

Nabarangpur: The driver of a fire tender was killed while three other firefighters have been injured in a road mishap on state highway no 39 near Jamrunda. The deceased has been identified as Purna Chandra Jani. According to reports, nearly four personnel of the Odisha Fire Services were returning after attending an emergency call at […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Radha Reborn! 3-yr-old rescued from borewell safely

Angul: In an exemplary and successful attempt in handling emergency situations, personnel of Odisha Fire Services rescued the minor girl, who had fallen into a borewell in Angul district, alive after an intense rescue operation that lasted for several hours on Monday.   Lauding the efforts, Fire Services DG BK Sharma informed that fire personnel […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Lifeguards at Ramachandi beach get Jet Ski

Puri: In a move that will allow lifeguards intervene timely and help save precious lives during mishaps at sea, Odisha Fire Services has deployed a high-speed Jet Ski at Ramachandi beach. The deployment comes as part of the strategy to augment resources with an aim to minimize response time in rescuing persons, mostly tourists in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Fire safety inspection & awareness drive in coaching centres in Odisha

Berhampur: The Odisha Fire Services personnel on Saturday inspected safety arrangements at various coaching centres of Berhampur, Sambalpur, Rourkela and Balasore. The move comes in the wake of recent fire tragedy at a coaching centre in Surat in which over 22 students were killed. As many as 10 teams of the Berhampur unit of the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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Amid A Raging Amphan, Odisha Woman Delivers Baby Inside Fire Services Vehicle

Kendrapara: On a day when a super cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ was unleashing a trail of destruction in the coastal belts of Odisha, a woman delivered a baby girl inside a fire services vehicle in Kendrapara district while being rushed to the hospital. Pregnant woman being carried to CHC Mahakalapada (hospital) in Kendrapara by #Odisha Fire […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021