Do and Do not

In case of Fire

  1. Raise an alarm and inform the Fire Brigade on Telephone No. 101
  2. Attack the fire with available equipment, if you can do so without undue risk.

If you hear the Fire Alarm

  1. Leave the premises by the nearest available exit.
  2. Close all doors and windows behind you.
  3. Report to the person incharge at the assembly point.

In the interest Of Your Own Safety

  1. You must know the escape routes, how to operate fire alarm and how to use first aid fire fighting equipments.
  2. Do not use lift as a means of escape.
  3. Do not shout or run. This tends to cause panic.
  4. Call the Fire Brigade
  5. The services of the Fire Bridgade are provided free of cost Dial 101 irrespective of the size of the fire.
  6. 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

  1. Give way to fire engines to enable them to reach at the incident quickly.
  2. Allow them to use your telephone to communicate with the control room.
  3. Don’t park your cars/truck close to fire hydrants/underground static water tanks.
  4. Guide firemen to water sources ie. Tube wells, pounds, static tanks etc. in case of fire.

You should know that

  1. About 600 litres of water flow through a nozzle in a minute.
  2. A water tender carries 4500 litres of water only.
  3. If two nozzles are used to throw water on to the fire. It takes only 4 minutes to empty a water tender.
  4. Hydraulic Platform/turn table ladders can reach to a height of 60m/45m under most favourable operating conditions.
  5. No objection certificate from Delhi Fire Service is not a guarantee against the out break of fire.
  6. Availability of fire fighting equipment in the premises do not prevent out break of fire. They help in minimizing the losses due to fire if maintained and operated immediately, effectively and efficiently.
  7. Non-informing fire service about the fire incident is a cognizable offence.


Last Update Date :- 05-05-2018

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