The First Indian Fire Service Games got under way on 2nd February under the banner of Indian Fire Service Games Association. Prakash Mishra , IPS (Retd.) Director General Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards inaugurated the games at Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur Nagpur.
Total 1242 participants from 24 states and 40 public sector undertakings were featured in this three day event. The sports event included atheletics, football, badminton, volleyball, table tennis, ultimate fire fighters alive, Horizontal rope rescue competition, Pump drill including 4 persons etc.
Always ready to help figher fighters Padmashree 1st Indian Fire Service Games in Nagpur Vipin Ganatra have honoured at this event. Some participants were from South Korea and observers from USA and Bhutan.
National Level Games of such event is organised first time in the country and Nagpur is the first to host this event. Senior Fire Service Officers Subhash Kumar, General Manager Fire Services, Airport Authority of India and PK Rao UP State Fire Service Chief, Mr. Shamim - Director of National fire Service College have worked hard for the games organisation.
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