Each year 14th of April is observed as
MARTYR'S DAY all over the country to pay homage to those brave
firemen who lost their lives in performance of their duties.
This year Martyr's Day is observed in Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue
Services Department at State Training Centre, Tambaram.
|Deep Borewell Rescue on 12.04.2015 at Arcot|
|At around 09.30 a.m the Fire and Rescue
Services Station at Arcot Fire and Rescue Services Station
received the information about falling of a child in the
abandoned deep borewell at Koorambadi Village, Arcot. The
personnel of the Station immediately rushed to the spot and
found that the child Tamilarasan, aged 2 1/2 years trapped
at a depth of 18 feet. The crew immediately tried to rescue to
child using rope and special deep borewell rescue
equipment which was procured by the department recently.
Arrangements were made to supply oxygen into the deep borewell.
To rescue the child quickly, simultaneously a parallel well was
digged using bulldozers and rock demolishing compressors. After
the tireless effort of 8 hours the child was rescued
unconsciously and rushed to nearby hospital. Later the child
succumbed to suffocation.
|Building Collapse at Central University, Thiruvarur on 29.03.2015|
The building of Central University,
Thiruvarur, which was under construction, collapsed on
29.03.2015 while 21 labourers engaged in construction work. On
receipt of the information about the building collapse the
personnel of the Fire and Rescue Services Department rushed to
the accident site covering 10 kms from the nearest Fire Station.
On arrival the crew immediately got into rescue work with the
help of Emergency Rescue Tender and Special Rescue Equipments.
The personnel rescued all the 21 labourers. Off which 8
labourers later declared dead. The rescue operation took around
6 and half hours.