New Delhi: On Friday afternoon two ambulances of the Centralised Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) from a flotilla of 55 recently acquired ones burst into flames as they were organism inspected by three squads from the Committee for Registration of Ambulances (CRA). The occasion took position as CRA squad was inspecting the medical equipment in the vehicles. The ambulances were parked on the grounds of the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS). On Monday Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain are listed to open a service connecting these ambulances. The reason of the fire was not known. The two gutted ambulances, worth more than R20 lakh, were part of the 110 new ambulances bought by the Delhi administration.
A Delhi government official conveyed that, “what I have been told, one of the ambulances parked at IHBAS (Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences) in Dilshad Garden caught fire even though the explosion was not on. The fire spread to a subsequent ambulance parked nearby previous to it could be enthused. The Officials also conveyed that, a squad from Tata motors and Bafna group has been sent to the place to decide the reason of the fire. As the explosion was not on, the flames could not have been caused due to a short circuit. The squad has to examine whether the fire started from within the vehicle or from outside. He conveyed that not anything could be ruled out and that it could be a likely effort to damage the novel scheme. The ambulances were complete using fire-resistant material and had been tested by the Automotive Research Institute of India (ARAI) . The officials also conveyed that, “still although they were made of fire-resistant material, the ambulances burnt down. These resources their confrontation boundary had crossed. The Delhi administration had signed a Memoradum of Understanding for procuring 110 ambulances, 10 with higher existence hold up systems and 100 with basic life support systems, in September 2015 for its ‘home to hospital care’ system, an emergency medical response service. These ambulances will be equipped with self-collapsible trolley stretcher, spine board, scoop stretcher, automated external defibrillator (AED), and oxygen delivery system to handle medical emergencies.