A fire broke out at Nagpur’s Well Treat Hospital situated in Wadi at around 8 pm on Friday night and claimed four lives. The fire reportedly started from the AC unit of the ICU situated at the second floor of the non-COVID-19 hospital.
After the broke out, one from Wadi fire station, one from MIDC fire brigade, three fire tenders from NMC fire and emergency services department and one turntable ladder were rushed to the hospital.
While Rohit Shelare, fire officer of Wadi Nagar parishad, reached the spot first along with his team, Rajendra Uchake, Chief Fire Officer, NMC, Station officer Tushar Barahate, fireman Sharad dandekar, Rupesh Manke, Shalik Kothe, drives Sunil Dongre participated in the rescue operation.
It is being said that around 20 hospital staffers were present during the incident. When the fire broke out staffers tried to put out the fire with the help of fire extinguishers but could not succeed. Later, fire personnel evacuated most of the patients and staffers at the hospital but could not save the lives of four people. The fire was confined to second floor only and the rescue operation was completed by 9:30 pm.
Speaking to Nation Next Chief Fire Officer Rajendra Uchake said, The increasing temperature and the subsequent load on AC units and coolers can really increase the load on electricity. This can result in such kind of unfortunate incidents. I urge people to be careful.
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Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision organises kidathon, 4000 children participate
Rotary club of Nagpur Vision organized a marathon for children on January 22, 2023 called as RCNV KIDATHON. The venue was WCL ground, Civil Lines where approximately 4000 children between the age group pf 7-15 years participated.
They were divided into three groups of three km, four km and five km according to the age. Children of age seven to 10 participated in three km, 11-13 in four km and 14 – 15 in five km marathon. The motto behind this marathon was to encourage and educate children about out door activities and importance of exercise.
Fund raised by this event was donated to Gram Heeth for the benefit of farmers. The event was flagged-off by the hands of the Chief Guests, NMC Commissioner Radhakrishnan B and Dr Amit Samarth at half past six in the morning.
Different routes were planned for the children under the strict security of RCNV volunteers and police. Once the children finished the marathon they were handed goodie bags, certificates and medals.
The sponsors for this mega event were Mauli group, Parekh brothers, Ajinkya tutorials, Oak & Chisel, Xenicon Healthcare, Gaysons, Dinshaws, Treat ice cream, Bharatvarsh farms, Diamond chips, Icad Adventures and you, Sunder biscuits, Kamal Chabrani. Medical partner for the event was Seven Star Hospital.
The mega event took place under the guidance and supervision of RCNV President Dr Shivani Sule, Treasurer Rtn Ritesh Amidwar, Chairperson and huge number of volunteers from the club.