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Bangalore fire dept admits lapses after mock drill accident

The fire department today admitted to the lapses on their side after a 24-year-old woman died in the fire mock drill conducted in Bangalore, and said they would review their safety norms.

india Updated: Feb 25, 2012 15:16 IST

The Fire department admitted to the lapses on their side after a 22-year-old woman died in the fire mock drill conducted in Bangalore on Friday.

AR Infant, director general of fire department, Bangalore said the safety norms of the fire deparment will be reviewed after the unfortunate incident.

The fire department has also decided to use safety mats in future mock drills, reports said.

Nalina Reddy, and employee of Bombay Rayon Fashion Limited in Yeshwantpur died after the rope by which she was coming down a 3-storey building snapped. She fell from a height and sustained severe head injuries that turned fatal.

The drill was being conducted by the fire department in association with the factory to test the preparedness of factory workers and fire officials during a fire.