Statistical Report of Delhi Fire

Updated Fire Station wise fire calls statistic

Fire & other emergency calls statistics for financial year2015-2016

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The Delhi Fire Service continued to protect the life  and property of citizens of National Capital Territory of Delhi under the  resplendent command of Dr. G.C Misra, Director. The Delhi Fire Service is  under the Administrative control of Principal Secretary (Home), Government  of National Capital Territory of Delhi. The Service discipline, efficiency  and morale of the officers and staff members remained to be of high  order. Director is ably assisted by the Chief Fire Officer Sh. Atul Garg and Sh. Vipin Kantal  for the smooth and prompt function of Delhi  Fire Service. The General Office is headed by an Assistant  Commissioner (Fire) who discharged his duties with the help of an  Administrative Officers, Sr. Account officer and others staff members. A  brief on the organization, facts and figures of the working of Delhi Fire  Service are as under: 


The Delhi Fire Service is an important department of the Government of NCT of Delhi.

The Delhi Fire Service is comprised of 56 fire stations including the Fire Safety Management Academy, Rohini. It has its own auto as well as wireless workshop to take care of its equipment. The administrative control remains with the Headquarter situated at Cannaught Lane, New Delhi. The Fire Station is divided as under

  1. There shall be three Fire Zones in National Capital Territory of Delhi as per the contingencies of work namely, 'New Delhi Zone', 'South Zone', and 'West Zone'.
  2. Each Fire Zone shall be under the charge of a Chief Fire Officer who may be assisted by one or more Deputy Chief Fire Officers who is assisted by Divisional Officers and Assistant Divisional Officers.
  3. The New Delhi Fire Zone shall comprise of East Division and Central Division.
  4. The South Fire Zone shall comprise of South Division and South West Division.
  5. The West Fire Zone shall comprise of West Division and North West Division.

The Service is providing coverage to the entire National Capital Territory of  Delhi having an area of 1483Sq.Kilometers (685 Sq. Kms. Urban and 798 Sq.  Kms. Rural) with a population of over 18 millions approximately as per  Census 2011-12.
Apart from attending fire calls, Delhi Fire Service  has been sending vehicles on stand by duties as fire safety precaution  during public gathering and VVIP’s visits (President, Vice-President, Prime  Minister) to various place in Delhi.  The water tenders were also sent on stand by duty against payment of prescribe charge during the functions where in built fire safety  arrangements were not available and requests were made by various agencies for the same.

The Delhi Fire Service has been doing commendable job in responding to foreign fire calls on demand in the neighboring states of Haryana and U.P and bringing the situation under control in shortest possible time.

The Delhi Fire Service maintained a fleet of  222  fire fighting vehicles and other supporting units.

The Headquarter comprised of General Office, Control Room, Centralized Multi-Storeyed /Fire Prevention Wing, Record Room and Water Section. The Hose store is being maintained at Rakab Ganj Fire  Station.Auto Workshop and Petrol Store are at Moti Nagar Fire Station. General Store and Wireless section are at Shankar Road. The Headquarter and Cannaught Circus Fire Station are equipped with special appliances for  combating any kind of eventually arising in the cluster of high-rise buildings and other special rescue jobs. Specialized units are also positioned at Chanakaya Puri, Bhikaji  Cama Place, Cannaught Place, Safdarjung, Nehru Place,  Prasad Nagar, Shankar Road, Janak Puri, and Laxmi Nagar Fire Stations. Like every year, this year also during the summer season, four temporary fire post were set up in rural area viz. Bakhtawar Pur and Jaffarpur (Jaffarpur Hospital), to provide proper fire coverage to the harvested crops in view of the  potential risk in the rural area, to avoid any loss to the lives and property of the public.

The Delhi Fire Service attended 27000 calls  during the year financial year 2015-16.  The comparative figures for the last 10 years are given as under :

S.No. Year  No.  of Calls Approx.  Loss
  in Lakhs
Property  Saved
  in Lakhs
Injured Deaths Medium Serious Major
1 2003-04 14595  5874  8750 1334 235 17 05  -
2 2004-05 14208 4681  6629  1687 272  27  05  -
3 2005-06 16340 4720  6457  2191  470  16  01  -
4 2006-07 14291 5587  14903 1743 303  16  03 
5 2007-08 15718 5922  29369 2057 351 09 02 
6 2008-09 16452 5902  29471  2225  380  06  02  -
7 2009-10 21314 - - 2598 423 10 02 -
8 2010-11 22187 - - 243 447 10 03  -
9 2011-12 18143 - - 2132 357 13 01 -
10 2012-13 22581 - - 1979 285 09 02 -
11 2013-14 22726 - - 2299 372 16 01 -
12 2014-15 23242 - - 2068 291 07 02 -
13 2015-16 27089 - - 2099 339 11 Nil -

 Occupancy Wise Breakup 

The occupancy wise breakup of fire incidents during the  calendar year is as under :

Year JJ. Cluster High Rise Industrial Residential  
2012 182 106 460 5610  

Last Update Date :- 04-05-2018

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