22 November 2019
Bhubaneswar: The team of fire personnel involved in the challenging rescue of a man from atop the famous Parija Library in Utkal University campus here was rescued by Home Minister Capt Dibya Shankar Mishra on Friday.
Capt Mishra felicitated Chief Fire Officer Sukanta Sethi, Deputy Fire Officer Ramesh Chandra Majhi and the entire team and congratulated the members of Odisha Fire Services for their efforts.
The Minister had on November 15 paid a surprise visit to the Bhubaneswar Fire Station and checked the operability of the machine used to save life of the man identified as Subodh Barik from Pattamundai in Kendrapada.
Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Kumar Sahoo also took to twitter today and appreciated the efforts of the fire personnel and staff from Sahidnagar Police Station in rescuing the man.
Risking their lives officers of the Fire dept and Sahidnagar PS rescued the youth who had climbed to the top of library building of Utkal University. Kudos to the entire team. The youth has been shifted to SCB med college for treatment. pic.twitter.com/lTRlIN7RbR— anup sahoo (@anupkumarsahoo) November 22, 2019