Delhi Fire Service

Fire-safety NOCs stuck amid rising coronavirus cases in Delhi

Activities like the issuance of NOCs, training sessions, public awareness campaigns and fire-safety inspections will remain suspended amid rising coronacases, the officials said.

published on : 7th July 2020

Fire breaks out in office complex in west Delhi's Furniture Market area, four men rescued

One of the man who was saved by the fire personnel saidt hat he along with his colleagues were working in the office when they saw smoke coming out.

published on : 21st May 2020

Fire at Delhi's Mayapuri factory, 23 extinguishers rushed to spot

Since the factory is located in a congested area, the extinguishers initially faced difficulties in reaching the site, an official said.

published on : 11th January 2020

Delhi Fire Services gears up for New Year Eve but urges people to be aware of emergency exits

Around 1,300 firefighters will be on duty to attend to any fire-related emergencies on New Year Eve, they said, adding that all congested areas where footfall will be high have been covered.

published on : 30th December 2019

Delhi Fire Services sprinkles water across pollution hotspots

According to officials, 20 fire tenders have been deployed at 13 areas across the national capital where sprinkling of water is underway.

published on : 24th November 2019

Two thousand fire service personnel to be deployed on Diwali in Delhi

The officers have been asked to ensure that vehicles are fully repaired and equipped to handle emergencies.

published on : 26th October 2019

Fire service to keep extra vigil at 22 hotspots during Diwali in Delhi

The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) has identified 22 hotspots in the city to keep round-the-clock vigil over the two days of Diwali — October 26 and 27.

published on : 22nd October 2019

High Court orders Kejriwal government to immediately fill vacancies in fire department

The DFS has said that against a sanctioned strength of 3,311 fire operators, at present it has 2,371 personnel after 484 people joined the fire service this year.  

published on : 17th October 2019

Staff shortage cripples Delhi Fire Service

The Delhi Fire Service is also facing manpower crunch in the fire fighting staff section as of the 3,127 posts in the fire fighting section, 913 are vacant.

published on : 6th October 2019