IMPHAL, February 3: The much demanded fire sub-station at Yairipok was inaugurated today by parliamentary secretary of MI and IPR K Meghachandra Singh.
The newly inaugurated fire sub-station is attached with the Yairipok police station.
Speaking at the function, the parliamentary secretary said that the fire sub-station will render service not only in Wangkhem Kendra but also in its proximity such as Andro and Heirok etc.
He further mentioned that the water tender vehicle allotted to the sub-station is an advance version and has multi facility services.
K Meghachandra also mentioned of the public uproars in recent times wherein fire tenders were damaged in mob violence in Yairipok Bazaar.
In this regard, the parliamentary secretary appealed the public not to confront the fire fighters but to cooperate with them.
As guest of honour of the function, director of the Manipur Fire Service made an appeal to press media to publish the detail of fire incident such as the timing of informing about a fire to fire station, time taken to reach the location and other related information etc so that there could be misunderstanding between the public and fire service.