The Fire Services Week was observed from April 14 to April 20 in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in order to educate the people about the fire hazards and the methods to overcome fire.
During this week number of awareness programmes were organised at various Schools of District Baramulla under the supervision of Dy Director Fire Service Sopore.
School children and general public were taught advantages of preventive measures and disadvantages of fire incidents and practical guide lines were given how to avoid fire incidents.
The importance of the theme of the year “Fire Prevention is better than fire fighting ” was also highlighted.
Dy Director fire services Sopore Abdul Khaliq Wani also advised the General Public for adopting of the guide lines of Preventive measures to minimize the risk of Fire incidents.
He also advised the people to cooperate with the department while fighting any fire incident.Though the department is facing shortage of man power even though every fire incident is fought out by the personnel with dedication.