India Post has issued today a commemorative postage stamp (5 Rs.) on the theme Fire Services of India.The role of fire services is very crucial in any emergency. In fact, in the developed world, fire services are not only employed for firefighting but also for rescue operations as emergency services. In India The Bombay Fire Brigade as it was known then was commanded by an officer on deputation from the London Fire Brigade between 1890 & 1948. Since 1948, the Brigade is completely manned and commanded by Indians. This year , the Mumbai Fire Brigade is observing it’s Quesquicentennial (125 years) Year rendering Service & Sacrifice.
India Post Issued Stamp on Fire Services of India
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