Sh. Atul Garg
Director-Delhi Fire Services
Delhi Fire Service came into existence in the year 1942 after the amalgamation of 2 fire stations, which were separately functioning under the control of Delhi Municipal Committee and New Delhi Municipal Committee. After the World War-II, the establishment of Delhi Fire Service was approved as a provincial force.
At that time, Delhi Fire Service had in all 4 fire stations with 14 appliances and total staff numbering to 186 only. The administrative control of Delhi Fire Service, which was previously with Municipal Corporation of Delhi, rests with the Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi since 10th November 1994. The fire service continues to make sincere endeavor by responding to approximately 30,000 fire/rescue calls per annum on an average to serve the people of the National Capital Territory of Delhi with the sole motto ‘WE SERVE TO SAVE’.