SRINAGAR: Director General Fire & Emergency Services J&K, V K Singh on Tuesday visited the families of the two deceased fire fighters in Kulgam.
Two fire fighters Firdous Ahmed Bhat and Fayaz Ahmed Parray died when a snow avalanche hit Fire & Emergency Station Jawahar Tunnel last week.
Singh expressed condolence with the families of deceased fire fighters and assured them that their SRO cases and other departmental benefits will be looked into on priority basis. “Besides, all necessary documentation will be expedited so that the ex-gratia relief and other financial benefits are provided to the next of kins within shortest possible time,” he said.
Singh also visited the spot where the incident took place and appreciated the rescue operation conducted by various agencies and local inhabitants.