RAWALPINDI: The Emergency Service will be on high alert on 12 Rabi-ul-Awal with trained paramedical rescue staff and fully equipped emergency vehicles to provide swift response in case of any untoward incident. Emergency vehicles will be deputed at sensitive areas along with trained emergency staff to provide immediate pre-hospital emergency cover if needed.
Punjab Emergency Service, Rescue 1122, Director General, Dr. Rizwan Naseer has cancelled the leaves of the rescuers and they have been assigned special emergency duties for effectively covering gatherings of Eid Milad-un-Nabi and to provide the emergency medical, rescue and firefighting services to the citizens on 12 Rabi-ul-Awal.
In Rawalpindi more than 400 rescuers will remain on special duties in District Control Room, Emergency Rescue Stations with 14 fully equipped ambulances, 12 fully equipped fire trucks, three rescue and recovery vehicles. The four special mobile posts will also be established for effectively providing medical cover to the public processions. Rescue posts will be established at Committee Chowk, Bani Chowk, Raja Bazar and 22 No. Choungi. The rescuers will be performing their duties till the conclusion of the processions and public is requested to immediately call at 1122 in case of any emergency as only timely call can ensure timely response from Emergency Service.