Cuttack: The Kendriya Vidyalaya No 1 in Cuttack hosted a mock fire and evacuation drill on Tuesday to create awareness about firefighting and extinguishing techniques and ways to respond in time of emergency situations.
With school laboratories becoming more prone to fire accidents, students and teachers were educated on how to respond to fire emergencies with ease.
A fire alarm team, evacuation team, rescue team, firefighters team, and first aid team were formed to prepare students, teachers for such eventuality under the risk reduction programme.
The fire-fighters armed with the necessary equipment required for fire-fighting and rescue operators assisted the teachers and students in the mock fire and evacuation drill.
he drill was organised to check the readiness of the school to face any such fire emergency and also to make the students and staff aware about the fire fighting and rescue operation.