Port Blair, Dec 16: A three (3) days training programme on “First Aid Fire Fighting & Disaster Preparedness” was conducted at Fire Service Training Centre, Fire Service (HQ) from 13/12/2022 to 15/12/2022 to sensitize Teacher, Govt Servants, Hoteliers, Coaching Institute and General Public.
The participants were made aware of various activities of Andaman & Nicobar Fire Service i.e Fire Control Room, operational techniques of Water Tender, Rescue Tender & Disaster Management equipment’s i.e Search & Rescue equipment, Chain Saw, Concrete Cutter, Air Lifting Bag, Combi Tools etc. A live demonstration has been organized on fire fighting by using various fire extinguishers on different types of fire at Fire Service (HQ) by involving the participants on the concluding day.
Mr. Sanjay Kumar Tyagi IPS DIG (Intl) briefed about the importance of fire safety awareness to the participants. The participants were appealed to share and adopt the best practices and knowledge gained through this training programme. The Course certificates were handed over to the participants during the valediction program.
Altogether 81 persons participated in the training. The participants appreciated and expressed their gratitude for building the capacity of the individuals to respond to any emergency as first line responders.