Delhi: 32% rise in distress calls rings alarm

  • | Friday | 9th November, 2018

The department received 271 calls on Wednesday and 74 more till 8 am Thursday. However, in 2012 and 2013, the department received less than 200 calls," said a senior fire official. The fire service department in a release on Thursday said two people have died and the number of distress calls rose 32 per cent this year as compared to 2017. The agency received around 300 calls, including five for animal rescue, on Diwali, the release said. Out of the 271 calls, 256 were fire-related, 6 special jobs, 5 of animal rescue and others were rescued.

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