National Fire Service Day observed in Madurai

l pay homage to martyrs at Tallakulam in Madurai on Sunday..

The Fire and Rescue Services Department paid homage to 33 personnel at its Tallakulam station in Madurai on Sunday, April 14, which is observed as National Fire Service Day to honour firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty.

On this day in 1944, 66 personnel of the Bombay Fire Brigade were killed during a firefighting operation at Victoria dock where the SS Fort Stikine, a freighter ship carrying a dangerous load of explosives, had docked. The day is remembered since then to pay homage to personnel who lost their lives during operations.  

In Madurai, N. Vijayakumar, Deputy Director of Southern Region, Fire and Rescue Services, paid homage to 33 personnel who lost their lives during operations.  READ COMMENTSREAD LATERPRINT

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