Government initiates modernising Mumbai Fire Brigade

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Mumbai, Nov 21 (ANI): Just ahead of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks anniversary, the Mumbai Fire Brigade is preparing itself to modernise the force.

Speaking to the media Mumbai's Chief Fire Officer Uday Thatkare said: "We have received the communication processing equipments of Rs 10 crores on September 11. We will incorporate these equipments in Mumbai Fire Brigade within one year."

"Second purchase order has already been given for bulletproof jackets, which will come soon," he added.

Thatkare, who led the Mumbai Fire Brigade in rescuing over 200 people from the Taj Hotel, is thankful to god as none from his team lost life in the action.

"I am thankful to god that nobody from our team lost his life. One of our official and a staff got inured, our fire engine was also damaged, which was repaired later," Thatkare said. (ANI)

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