Staff Reporter

People asked to take safety measures and avoid accidents

  • All petrol pumps asked to close by 5 p.m.
  • Fire fighting units stationed to meet any kind of emergency

    NELLORE: In a bid to prevent fire accidents, the Fire Department has asked all petrol pump owners to close their retail outlets by 5 p.m. in view of Deepavali celebrations.

    Contact Nos.

    In the event of a fire accident, anybody can contact the Fire Department over telephone on 2331051, 5519101 and 1010, District Fire Officer K. S. R. Radhakrishna told The Hindu on Friday.As rocket is the most dangerous among firecrackers, Parents as well as other family members should create awareness among children, he said.