Rawalpindi - Rescue 1122 emergency ambulance, rescue and fire services shall remain on emergency alert during Eid holidays in all districts of Punjab to provide assistance to the citizens in case of any emergency.

In this regard, DG Rescue 1122 Punjab Dr Rizwan Naseer reviewed special emergency arrangements in a meeting held at Rescue 1122 headquarters on Wednesday. The Provincial Monitoring Cell briefed the director general that emergency plans for Eid have been finalised in all districts of Punjab in close coordination with district administrations. In case of any flashflood during Eid holidays, Rescue 1122 shall also remain on high alert in all districts for effective response and management of emergencies.

All districts emergency services have made plans for deployment of emergency ambulance, rescue and fire services at important mosques and Eidgahs. Rescue mobile posts of emergency paramedics shall also be deployed at important places of mass gatherings to provide emergency cover.

In Rawalpindi, the Rescue 1122 staff would remain on special duties in district control room, emergency rescue stations, 14 equipped emergency ambulances, 10 fire vehicles, 02 rescue vehicles, 02 water bowzers, and 02 specialize vehicles.