Fire Brigade

Location Number
New Delhi 011-23412222 , 011-23412222
Keshavpuram Fire Station New Delhi 011-27189090 , 011-27189090
Prasad Nagar, New Delhi 011-25751999 , 011-25751999
Sector No 2 Palam Road Main Najafgarh Delhi 011-28082565 , 011-28082565
Roop Nagar New Delhi 011-23842505 , 011-23842505
Naraina New Delhi 011-25798798 , 011-25798798
G T Road Delhi 011-22323322 , 011-22323322
Safdarjung New Delhi 011-24611111 , 011-24611111
Main Mathura Road New Delhi 011-26341301 , 011-26341301
Rakab Ganj Road Near Kothi No 34 New Delhi 011-23719479 , 011-23719479
Fire Brigade Lajpat Nagar Delhi 011-23414444
Kirti Nagar New Delhi 011-25934846
Nehru Place New Delhi 011-26445230
Nr Radhu Palace Scope Bldg Delhi 011-22417747
Darya Ganj New Delhi 011-23268219
Paschim Vihar New Delhi 011-25262095
Moti Nagar New Delhi 011-25101151
Rohini New Delhi 011-27561777
Geeta Colony New Delhi 011-22513330
Narela New Delhi 011-27785311
Janakpuri New Delhi     011-25522000
New Railway Road Gurgaon 0124-2328868 , 0124-2320101
Gurgaon Sector 29

0124- 2392101, 102, 103,

9310759666

Gurgaon, Udyog Vihar 0124-2342101, 2397102, 9899846935
Gurgaon, Sector 37     0124-2373101, 102, 9416374373
EMERGENCY NOS. for NCR 101

Fire is a Good Servant, But a Bad Master - Prevent Fire

IN CASE OF FIRE
• Raise an alarm and inform the Fire Brigade on Telephone No. 101
• Attack the fire with available equipment, if you can do so without undue risk.

IF YOU HEAR THE FIRE ALARM
• Leave the premises by the nearest available exit.
• Close all doors and windows behind you.
• Report to the person incharge at the assembly point.

IN THE INTEREST OF YOUR OWN SAFETY
• You must know the escape routes, how to operate fire alarm and how to use first aid
fire fighting equipments.
• Do not use lift as a means of escape.
• Do not shout or run. This tends to cause panic.
• Call the Fire Brigade
• The services of the Fire Bridgade are provided free of cost Dial 101 irrespective of
the size of the fire.
• You do not need a coin to communicate on this number, even when you use the
P.C.O.

HELP THE FIREMEN TO HELP YOU

• Give way to fire engines to enable them to reach at the incident quickly.
• Allow them to use your telephone to communicate with the control room.
• Don’t park your cars/truck close to fire hydrants/underground static water tanks.
• Guide firemen to water sources ie. Tube wells, pounds, static tanks etc. in case of
fire.

YOU SHOULD KNOW THAT
• About 600 litres of water flow through a nozzle in a minute.
• A water tender carries 4500 litres of water only.
• If two nozzles are used to throw water on to the fire. It takes only 4 minutes to empty
a water tender.
• Hydraulic Platform/turn table ladders can reach to a height of 60m/45m under most
favourable operating conditions.
• No objection certificate from Delhi Fire Service is not a guarantee against the out
break of fire.
• Availability of fire fighting equipment in the premises do not prevent out break of fire.
They help in minimizing the losses due to fire if maintained and operated
immediately, effectively and efficiently.
• Non-informing fire service about the fire incident is a cognizable offence. 

Fire Precautions in High Rise Buildings

The threat of fire in High Rise Buildings is constant and if adequate precautionary measures
are not taken, the consequences can be grave. Therefore, observe the following basic
precautions.

Do’s
• Good House Keeping must be ensured.
• Always use ashtrays while smoking and
deposit smoked butts in them after
extinguishing.
• All receptacles for waste should be emptied at
regular intervals.
• Faculty electrical appliances should be
repaired/replaced immediately.
• Switches and fuses should conform to correct
rating of circuit.
• Welding /Cutting jobs should be carried out
under strict supervision.
• Keep smoke/Fire Check doors closed.
• Keep means of escape clear of obstructions.
• Fire Rescue drills should be carried out at
regular intervals.
• Impart elementary fire fighting training to
occupants.
• Emergency organization must be setup.

Don’ts
• Don’t dispose off lighted
cigarette ends carelessly.
• Don’t plug too many electrical
appliances in one socket.
• Don’t paint fire
detector/sprinkler heads 

Fire Precautions in Residential Area

Do’s
• Keep your house neat and clean.
• Keep matches, lighters and
crackers away from children.
Handle crackers with care,
• Use metal ashtrays while smoking
to dispose off matches, used
cigarettes and bidis.
• Papers, clothes and flammable
liquids should be kept away from
heaters/stoves/open choolahs.
• Keep the escape routes/staircases
free of any obstructions.
• Use only one electrical appliance
in one socket.
• Keep LPG stoves on raised
platform Never on the floor.
• Turn off the cylinder valve and
burned knob of the gas stove
after cooking.
• Keep a bucket of water handy
while using fireworks. In case of
Burn Injuries Due to Fire, Pour
Water Over Burn Till Pain
Subsides.

Don’ts
• Don’t middle with electrical fixtures
like plugs, wires switches and
sockets.
• Don’t leave spray cans on or near
heaters or in direct sunlight they
could explode.
• Don’t throw matches, cigarette
ends or pipe ash into waste pipe
baskets.
• Don’t place oil laps, agarbattis or
candles on the floor or near
combustible material.
• Don’t wear loose, flowing clothes
while cooking specially avoid
synthetic clothing.
• Don’t keep crackers in you pocket
or use fireworks inside the
house.
• Never light fireworks under
confinement in a metal
container.
• Never light flowerpot (anar) while
holding it.
• Never reach for any article over a
fire.
• Don’t refill a burning stove. And
never leave open fire
unattended.

Fire Safety Precautions Against Electricity

About 60% fires are of electric origin on account of electric short circuit, overheating,
overloading, use or nonstandard appliances, illegal tapping of electrical wires,
improper electrical wiring, carelessness and ignorance etc. It can lead to serious fire
and fatal accidents, if proper instructions are not followed. Such incidents can be
minimized to a great extent if adequate fire precautions are observed. Electrical fires
spread rapidly especially in buildings and cause loss of lives and property. It is,
therefore, necessary to act fast. Raise an alarm for help. Switch off power supply to
de-energise the equipment. Use dry sand, CO2, dry powder or Halon extinguishers.

Do’s
• Use I.S.I. certified appliances.
• Use good quality fuses of correct
rating, miniature circuit breakers
and earth leakage circuit
breakers.
• Use one socket for one appliance.
• Switch off the electric supply of the
fire affected areas.
• Fuses and switches should be
mounted on metallic cubicles for
greater safety against fire.
• Replace broken plugs and
switches.
• Keep the electrical wires away
from hot and wet surface.
• Switch off appliance after use and
remove the plug from the socket.
• Switch off he ‘Main’ switch when
leaving home for a long
duration.

Don’ts


• Don’t use substandard fixtures,
appliances.
• Never have temporary or naked
joints on wiring.
• Don’t lay wires under carpets,
mats or doorways. They get
crushed, resulting in short
circuiting.
• Don’t lay wires under carpets,
mats or doorways. They get
crushed, resulting in short
circuiting.
• Don’t allow appliances cords to
dangle.
• Don’t place bare wire ends in a
socket.

Instruction for Fire Safety in Respect of Temporary Structures/Pandals

• The height of the ceiling of the pandal should not be less than 3 metres.
• No synthetic materials or synthetic ropes should be used in such structures.
• Margins of at least 3 metres should be kept on all sides-away from any preexisting
walls or buildings.
• No structure should be erected underneath any live electrical line.
• Structure should be erected reasonably away from railway lines, electric substations,
furnaces or other hazardous places and a minimum distance of 15 metres should be
maintained.
• Exits on all sides of the pandal shall be kept sufficiently wide (minimum 1.5
metres).There should be provision for stand by emergency light.
• First-aid fire extinguishers or water buckets must be installed at strategic points inside
and outside of the pandal.
• No combustible material like wood shavings, straw, flammable and explosive chemicals
and similar materials should be permitted to be stored in the vicinity or inside the
pandal. 
• No fireworks display with open flames of any kind should be permitted close to the
temporary structure/pandal. Kitchen must be segregated by providing separation walls
of noncombustible material (G.I. Sheets) from the remaining area of the temporary
structure.
• The height of the ceiling of the pandal should not be less than 3 metres.
• No synthetic materials or synthetic ropes should be used in such structures.
• Margins of at least 3 metres should be kept on all sides-away from any preexisting
walls or buildings.
• No structure should be erected underneath any live electrical line.
• Structure should be erected reasonably away from railway lines, electric substations,
furnaces or other hazardous places and a minimum distance of 15 metres should be
maintained.
• Exits on all sides of the pandal shall be kept sufficiently wide (minimum 1.5 metres).
• There should be provision for stand by emergency light. First-aid fire extinguishers or
water buckets must be installed at strategic points inside and outside of the pandal.
• No combustible material like wood shavings, straw, flammable and explosive chemicals
and similar materials should be permitted to be stored in the vicinity or inside the
pandal.
• No fireworks display with open flames of any kind should be permitted close to the
temporary structure/pandal.
• Kitchen must be segregated by providing separation walls of noncombustible material
(G.I. Sheets) from the remaining area of the temporary structure

Fire safety during public/private functions

Frequent requests are received by Delhi Fire Service for providing fire safety for
providing fire safety cover in the public/private functions. The fire engines are provided,
subject to availability on payment please refer to their web site .

The public should ensure that the auditorium/stadiums, which they are booking for
various functions are having valid No Objection certificate from fire department.
Therefore, such functions be held in those premises only, which are having clearance
from fire service 

Fire Protections in Industries

Owing to the rapid growth of industries, complexities of fire risk have increased
enormously. Incidents of such fire risk have increased enormously. Incidents of such
fires not only result in huge loss of fire and property but also cause dislocation of work,
loss of production, unemployment and so many other kinds of suffering, If adequate fire
prevention measures are taken the losses can be minimized.

Do’s
• Store flammable liquids gases, solvents, chemicals
in stable racks, correctly labeled.
• Keep chemicals in cool and dry place away from
heat.
• Where hazardous chemicals are used/stored,
ensure adequate ventilation and prohibit
smoking.
• Maintain good house keeping. Ensure cigarettes
are extinguished before disposal
• Use fuses and circuit breakers of correct capacity.
• Before welding operation, all traces of flammable
material must be removed to a safe distance.
• Welding/Hot work should be carried out under
proper fire watch.
• Keep all machinery clean and lubricate it to avoid
friction and overheating.
• Regular fire drills should be carried out

Don’ts

• Don’t smoke in
prohibited areas.
• Don’t place
obstruction in
means of
escape.
• Don’t use
damaged cords
and avoid
temporary
connections.
• Don’t plug to
many electrical
appliances in
one socket.

Basic Fire Precautions in Rural Areas

Every year thousands of fires occur in villages and farms resulting in heavy losses and
depletion of stock of the most valuable and vitally required harvested crops meant for
caving the teaming million from starvation. In many cases, even lives are lost. Such
incidents can be minimized if the following fine precautions are observed.

Do’s
• Extinguish cigarette/bidi ends and match
sticks before disposal.
• Keep combustible materials such as fuel
wood, oil paints, spirits etc. in a separate
room.
• The dwellings and huts should be
constructed as far as possible with
noncombustible materials.
• Electric installations should be carried out
by a qualified electrician.
• Burning of waste material, grass land,
rubbish, stubble etc. should always be
done away from the residence under
proper supervision.
• Provide spark arrestors on
Tractor Exhaust pipe.
• While building up hay
stacks, ensure that
o (i) A minimum distance of
20m from stack to stack or stack to
residences is maintained
o (ii) Height of stack should
not be more than 8m.
o (iii) Limit one stack to a
maximum of 20 tonnes
o (iv) Keep water drums and
few buckets near hay stacks.
o (v) If possible, build up the
stacks near tube wells, ponds,
river or other water sources.

Don’ts

• Don’t be careless about disposal of
cigarettes/bidi butts.
• Naked lamps or kitchen fires should never
be allowed to burn while retiring to bed.
• Electric wiring should not
pass over hay stacks.
• Hay stacks should not be
built up near the railway lines or
roads.

Fire Precautions for Children

Children are our most valued possessions. They are also among the most vulnerable to
accidents and fire. The following safety hints shall be borne in mind

Never leave children alone near an open fire, heater or in a kitchen. Elder children may
use fire or play with matches. The results can be disastrous. Keep matches and
cigarette lighters out of reach of children.

If young children are playing in a room fitted with a Combustion heater or other heating
appliance, ensure that the appliance is screened so that children cannot crawl or put their
hands on hot elements or hot materials. sockets are covered so that children cannot put
wires, metal instruments, their fingers into sockets. 

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