Fire is a Good Servant, But a Bad Master - Prevent Fire
In case of Fire
- Raise an alarm and inform the Fire Brigade on Telephone No. 101
- Attack the fire with available equipment, if you can do so without undue risk.
If you hear the Fire Alarm
- Leave the premises by the nearest available exit.
- Close all doors and windows behind you.
- Report to the person incharge at the assembly point.
In the interest Of Your Own Safety
- You must know the escape routes, how to operate fire alarm and how to use first aid fire fighting equipments.
- Do not use lift as a means of escape.
- Do not shout or run. This tends to cause panic.
- Call the Fire Brigade
- The services of the Fire Bridgade are provided free of cost Dial 101 irrespective of the size of the fire.
- You do not need a coin to communicate on this number, even when you use the P.C.O.
Help the Firemen to Help You
- Give way to fire engines to enable them to reach at the incident quickly.
- Allow them to use your telephone to communicate with the control room.
- Don’t park your cars/truck close to fire hydrants/underground static water tanks.
- Guide firemen to water sources ie. Tube wells, pounds, static tanks etc. in case of fire.
You should know that
- About 600 litres of water flow through a nozzle in a minute.
- A water tender carries 4500 litres of water only.
- If two nozzles are used to throw water on to the fire. It takes only 4 minutes to empty a water tender.
- Hydraulic Platform/turn table ladders can reach to a height of 60m/45m under most favourable operating conditions.
- No objection certificate from Delhi Fire Service is not a guarantee against the out break of fire.
- Availability of fire fighting equipment in the premises do not prevent out breakoffire. They help in minimizing the losses due to fire if maintained and operated immediately, effectively and efficiently.
- Non-informing fire service about the fire incident is a cognizable offence.
Page last updated on: 17,Jan 2019