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MCC introduces combi tool kits in Fire & Rescue Services


Chandigarh: With a commitment to provide safety and welfare of the citizens of City beautiful, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has introduced Combi Tool Kits in its Fire & Rescue Services department. Sh. Anup Gupta, Mayor, Chandigarh today distributed these kits among four zones including Fire Station Sector-17, 32, 38, and Manimajra.

After inspection of the rescue tool kits, the Mayor said that these tool kits consisting of Hydraulic/Battery Operated and Petrol Driven Cutting, Spreading and Rams have been included in the Fire & Rescue Services department at Rs. 3 Crores. He said that the introduction of these Rescue Tool Kits marked a major step towards strengthening the Fire and Rescue Services in the city. Comprising a total of 28 Units, these tools will prove to be invaluable in assisting firefighters in dealing with contingencies arising from road accidents, Lift Rescue and building collapses etc.

Recognizing the importance of equipping the fire service personnel with the necessary tools and resources to efficiently carry out their duties, the Mayor said that the rescue tool kits consist of state-of-the-art equipment designed to aid in extricating individuals trapped in vehicles, as well as in rescuing individuals from collapsed structures. These tools will empower the firefighters to respond effectively to emergencies and enhance their capabilities in saving lives.

He emphasized the significance of continuously investing in modern equipment for the safety and well-being of the citizens. He further acknowledged the dedication and bravery of the firefighters in safeguarding the community. He also appreciated the initiative and affirmed the commitment of the MCC to bolster the capabilities of the Fire and Rescue Services.

The Mayor said that the distribution of these Rescue Tool Kits across the four zones will ensure that the firefighting teams are well-prepared and adequately equipped to handle any emergency situation promptly and efficiently. The tools will significantly contribute to increase the chances of successful rescue operations. The acquisition and distribution of these Rescue Tool Kits highlight the dedication and proactive approach of the corporation in providing top-notch emergency services, said the Mayor.

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