Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Issue Essential Fire Safety Guidelines Amid Heatwave Concerns

In response to heatwave-related fire incidents, Gautam Buddh Nagar police have issued vital guidelines. Emphasis is on equipment management in critical facilities, proper waste handling, and conducting fire and electrical audits. Public awareness and inter-departmental coordination are also crucial. These steps aim to mitigate fire risks in the area.

PTI | Noida | Updated: 01-06-2024 19:49 IST | Created: 01-06-2024 19:44 IST
Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Issue Essential Fire Safety Guidelines Amid Heatwave Concerns
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In light of the prevailing heatwave and the associated fire incidents, the police in Gautam Buddh Nagar district on Saturday issued essential guidelines to authorities, underlining the need for stringent operational equipment management in critical facilities.

This advisory aligns with the directives from senior officials during a recent video conference. The police have instructed schools, hospitals, and other significant establishments to have standby equipment in operational mode, used alternately to prevent overheating and fire hazards. Proper waste management practices were also highlighted to avoid extensive fires and property damage.

The guidelines stress the necessity of conducting thorough fire and electrical audits, particularly in gaming zones, hotels, and hospitals, to check for outdated wiring and prevent electrical mishaps. The use of air conditioners was another focal point, advising regular intervals of operation and maintenance to avert overheating and subsequent fire risks. Public awareness campaigns on fire safety are crucial, and coordination among various emergency response departments is emphasized for effective firefighting efforts.

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