The government of Balochistan plans to establish 10 new firefighting stations in the province in the next fiscal year to deal with emerging severe underworld situations due to tanker collisions and other dangerous incidents. .
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – May 28, 2021): The government of Balochistan has planned to establish 10 new fire stations in the province during the next fiscal year to deal with emerging situations of severe underworld due to fire collisions. tankers and other dangerous incidents.
Speaking to APP, an official from the provincial department of the local government said the fire station project will include all paraphernalia including the call center and training facilities. With the establishment of these stations, the province would be able to put in place an appropriate firefighting system with trained personnel, he added.
The current number of fire vehicles operating to put out fires in Balochistan was insufficient to cope with emergencies, he noted.
“The government will ensure the availability of firefighting equipment and vehicles in all public places in the province in order to take precautionary measures,” he said.
The official said the government should ensure the availability of firefighting equipment and vehicles in all public places in the province to protect life and public property from the risk of fire.
In the latest fires, the lack of firefighters’ vehicles and inconsistent training capabilities of the province’s firefighters caused huge losses, he added.
He went on to mention that the government of Balochistan has also set up a rescue authority to deal with dire situations.
The current government will also launch a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness of security measures, he said.