Tag: Odisha Fire Services

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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.

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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Two Sisters Missing After ‘Jumping’ Into Tel River, Search Operation Underway

Bolangir: A massive search operation was launched by Odisha Fire Services personnel to trace two sisters who went missing after allegedly jumping into Tel river in Bolangir district on Thursday. The identity of the siblings is yet to be ascertained. As per reports, the sisters arrived at a bridge under Tusura police limits and jumped […]

Online Portal To Issue Fire Safety Certificates Launched In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: People in Odisha will no longer have to visit offices or request officials for fire safety certificates as they can now get it online. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched Odisha Agni-Shama Seva online portal for issuance of fire safety certificates to different categories of buildings through online mode. People can avail as […]

NDRF Jawan Tests COVID-19 Positive After Returning From Cyclone Amphan-Hit West Bengal

Bhubaneswar: A jawan of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 after his return from West Bengal. The jawan was part of the eight units that were sent to Kolkata to carry out relief and restoration works after super cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in the neighbouring State last month. Sources said […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]