Mumbai: Fire brigade to set up simulator to prepare men for high-rise blazes
| Friday | 11th January, 2019
The drill tower will have facilities, including hot fire training, vertical rescue, confined search and rescue and rope rescue training, among others.
To enhance the skill of its firefighters in tackling fires in skyscrapers, the Mumbai Fire Brigade will set up a drill tower-cum-multi activity simulator, which will simulate conditions witnessed during a blaze in a high-rise.
The fire brigade has proposed to install this simulator at the fire station in Thakur Village, Kandivali.
Advertising“The purpose of this multi-activity simulator is to increase the physical strength of firefighters, considering the challenges faced in high-rises.
When contacted, Chief Fire Officer P S Rahangdale said, “This will be first-of-its-kind drill tower simulator in India.
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