New Delhi witnessed 173 fire related incident on Diwali night : Meanwhile, when the whole India was celebrating their prime festival Diwali on Sunday night, the fire department of its Capital received around 173 calls regarding the fire incidents in Delhi.According to the reports, three people in Delhi get burned with the minor burn injuries. Although, there were no severe cases but incidents speak itself for the mishappening that took place in the Delhi.
A senior Delhi Fire Service officer informed media wing that ” we received 173 calls till 10 pm. There were no serious damages, but around eight incident is of the firecrackers burning that cause several burnt cases for the three people.”
The officer also informed that almost 40 calls were received between 8 PM and 9 PM. This proves that how crackers ruined the Diwali of the several Delhi-based people.
Director of Delhi Fire Services, GC Mishra said ” we pressed our services to maximum and even informed around 1500 to face any circumstances for the big night.”
With keeping in mind the Diwali occasion, the Fire Services has also set up temporary stations at 22 locations apart from 59 permanent fire locations. Also, the Fire Department also increased the numbers of the phone line to accommodate the victims to easily communicate with them.