Over 9,000 Rescuers to remain on high alert during Eid


LAHORE: Rescue-1122 emergency ambulance, Rescue and Fire Services will remain on high alert during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays in all 36 districts of Punjab.

In this regard, the leaves of rescuers have been restricted and over 9,000 emergency medical technicians, fire rescuers, computer telephone wireless operators would remain available during Eid days.

The emergency plan was presented to Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue-1122) Director General Dr Rizwan Naseer during a meeting, held at Rescue-1122 headquarters on Tuesday.

All districts have made plans for deployment of emergency ambulances, rescue and fire services at important mosques, eidgahs and public parks etc. Rescue mobile posts of emergency paramedics will also be deployed at important places of mass gatherings.