Govt seeks LCCI help for installing fire hydrants.

LAHORE -- For public safety and business security, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has been urged to assist the government in installing fire hydrants in commercial buildings and markets in Lahore.

LCCI office holders and members met the District Emergency Department (Rescue 1122) on Tuesday. District Officer (emergency services) Shahid Waheed informed LCCI representatives that Rescue 1122 has two 19,000-litre vehicles and a capacity of 75,000 litres of water for rescue operations.

He requested that the LCCI management persuade markets and plazas to install fire hydrants in their buildings, adding the vehicle's operating period with a 19,000 litre capacity was 10 minutes, and after that it must be refilled. A single outlet hydrant may be built on the four-inch line of Wasa for Rs25,000, he said...

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