Firefighters use robots to put out a fire in a three-storey building in Delhi | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: In a first, firefighters on Sunday used two robots to put out a fire that had broken out in a three stage plastic godown in Samaypur Badli near Rohini Jail. No injuries or casualties were reported.
The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said it received a call at 2:18 a.m. on Sunday regarding the fire at the plastic pellet factory. A total of 23 firefighters were dispatched to bring the blaze under control.

“It was a massive fire and took over 10 hours to bring it under control. We received a stop message at 2:10 p.m.,” an officer said, adding that no one was injured. An investigation was underway. underway to determine the cause of the fire.
Another official said the building was sealed, but plastic pellets were inside. Due to an explosion, the third floor had fallen.
Atul Garg, director of DFS, said he used two robots to put out the fire. “We didn’t know that combustible materials were kept inside the plant. There was a risk of the building exploding or collapsing due to the heat, so we used our two robots to put out the fire,” he added.
In May, the Delhi government introduced two robots to the city’s fire brigade. On January 5, TOI reported that the robot had landed in India from Austria.
Each robot can spray 2,400 liters of water per minute at the fire source. The atomized water jet generates billions of tiny droplets and shoots them over 60 meters away. If the use of foam is necessary, the firefighting support vehicle can be switched to it.
The projection distance of the foam is about 35 meters. The tracked chassis allows precise driving. Its turning maneuver is designed to eliminate any kind of moving obstacles.


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