This matter is mentioned in a direction letter signed by the ‘Fire service & Civil Defense’ integrated monitoring sell’s assistant director Mamun Mahmud on Thursday.
Directions on emergency issues regarding election time around Dhaka and Gazipur areas (Gazipur, Munshiganj, Manikganj and Narsingdi) have been described in the latter.
It is mentioned in the letter that the Fire Service is being added as a striking force across the country including Dhaka with army, navy, BGB and police for the first time. About 5000 fire service workers will be deployed in the country including 300 fire workers in six zones of Dhaka, two zones in Nayrananganj, 3 of Gazipur and one zone each in Manikganj, Narsingdi and Munshiganj.
The members of the force will work to prevent any kind of violence, incidents like arson, chemical attack or bomb blast. For the first time, the fire fighting and rescue operations force, to be deployed on the basis of election in Bangladesh.