Hearth audit finds over 300 buildings in Mohali with out security preparations


THE FIRE division has accomplished the hearth audit within the metropolis and located that greater than 300 buildings within the metropolis are with out fireplace security preparations, placing lives of a whole bunch of individuals in danger. The division is prone to submit its audit report on Monday.

A lot of the teaching centres are situated in Part 3B2 and Part VII. The hearth division officers say that among the teaching centres are situated in small cabins with a capability of 15 to twenty college students. A lot of the teaching centres maintain IELTS teaching courses the place head telephones are used. “In these teaching centres there’s at all times a danger of quick circuit as head telephones and tools for talking and listening are used,” a fireplace division officer mentioned.

In accordance with sources, throughout the audit, the hearth division carried out checking within the buildings the place the teaching institutes are being run and located that the buildings don’t have exit factors. The inspecting groups additionally discovered that the staircases in these institutes are additionally very slender and in case of any emergency, it will be tough to return out of the constructing.

Chatting with Chandigarh Newsline, sub-fire officer Mohan Lal Verma mentioned that they issued notices to homeowners of 60 buildings the place the teaching institutes are being run. They’ve additionally despatched a report back to the Punjab Chief Hearth Workplace to take motion towards such buildings. Requested what motion might be taken towards the buildings the place there aren’t any fireplace security preparations, Verma mentioned that the buildings might be sealed by the administration.

He added that that they had already issued notices to 173 showroom homeowners the place the hearth security norms had been violated and homeowners of 131 industrial items too had been issued the notices.

Replying to a query concerning the fireplace security preparations in authorities division buildings, Verma mentioned that they issued notices to Civil Hospital in Part VI and Punjab College Schooling Board (PSEB) constructing the place the hearth security preparations weren’t in place.

When identified that the division had issued notices to plenty of constructing homeowners for violating the protection norms previously as effectively however no motion was taken towards them, Verma mentioned that they might solely concern notices and it’s the administration which has to take motion. “Now we have specifically talked about it in our report that motion should be taken towards the erring constructing homeowners. The administration should snap the water and energy connections of such buildings. They’re placing lives of individuals in peril,” Verma mentioned.

Former Deputy Commissioner Gurpreet Kaur Sapra had ordered a fireplace audit final month after a fireplace incident in a Surat teaching centre claimed 22 lives on Might 24 this yr.


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