Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, September 11
Under the Smart City Mission, new firefighting equipment worth Rs 3.28 crore have been purchased for strengthening the fire services in Ludhiana.
Cabinet Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu dedicated the modernised and advanced firefighting and rescue infrastructure here today. The minister said the state government had spent Rs 3.28 crore on purchasing hi-tech equipment, including new mini-fire tenders, materials and emergency lights under the Smart City scheme.
He said four fabricated Tata Yodha fire tenders with a cost of Rs 88.64 lakh had been purchased to cover interior and narrow areas of the city.
Ashu said water and foam would be used in the mini-tenders to douse the flames. Hi-tech pumping system had been installed in the four vehicles. Two Royal Enfield bullet motorcycles equipped with advanced firefighting technology had also been purchased, especially…