Fire Department in Odisha Instructed to Conduct Fire Safety Audit in all COVID Hospitals


Bhubaneswar: In view of a tragic fire accident in Shrey Hospital (Covid-19 Hospital) located in the Navarangpura area, Ahmedabad on 06.08.2020, it was instructed by Dr. Satyajit Mohanty, D.G, Fire Service to the Dy. Fire Officers and Asst. Fire Officer of Odisha Fire Service to visit all the COVID Care Hospitals and COVID Care Centres under their respective jurisdiction, to do the fire safety audit, and to advise the in-charge of the CovidCare Hospitals and COVID Care Centres to take fire prevention and fire safety measures to avoid any fire mishap. The concerned officials have been instructed to conduct the fire safety audit and submit their recommendation within 24 hours.

In this connection, this is to intimate that, more than 150 COVID Care Hospitals and COVID Care Centres are functioning in the state and being disinfected by the Fire Service personnel on regular basis using fire service appliances.