Srinagar, Feb 12 : Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu expressed grief over the loss of lives of Fire Fighters during a rescue operation in Talab Tillo area of Jammu today.
In his condolence message, the Lt Governor has prayed for peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families in their hour of grief.
He has directed the administration to provide best possible medical treatment to the injured.
The Lt Governor lauded the valor of the Fire-fighters and observed that the fire fighters have always remained in the forefront at the time of fire outbreak or any other such emergent situation.
Meanwhile, Sh. V K Singh, Director General of Police, Prisons, Fire and Emergency Services called on the Lt Governor and briefed him about the incident. He also briefed the Lt Governor about the health condition of the injured fire-fighters and the medical treatment being provided to them for their early recovery.
The Lt Governor stressed high importance on generating awareness regarding adherence to fire safety norms in all public buildings to avoid any such untoward incident in the future.