Sunday, December 24, 2006

AAI's fire station to be modernised soon

Thiruvananthapuram: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) would modernise its fire station functioning on the premises of the Thiruvananthapuram international airport to handle any exigencies within the airport and for aircraft.
The Rs.1.5 crore modernisation project for the fire station has been approved by the AAI headquarters and the tender process to award the work have started, Airport Director K. Natarajan told The Hindu .
Under the expansion project, the AAI fire station functioning from near Shanghumughom side will get a new building adjacent to the existing building. A casualty centre will also be set up in the fire station.
Modern vehicles will be procured in addition to the existing vehicles for fire fighting and rescue operations. Improvised version of crash fire tenders, water tenders and ambulances would be added to the existing fleet.
23/12/06 S. Anil Radhakrishnan/The Hindu
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