City of Harare Fire Brigade was handed over, two fire tenders and has been provided with training recently by Operation Florian of the United Kingdom at an event which took place at the Harare Fire Station.
The city Mayor His Worship Cllr Bernard Gabriel Manyenyeni who has witnessed such an event thrice and is happy of the kind of training and equipment Operation Florian is offering in Harare.
“As a city hoping to achieve a World Class City Status by 2025, this equipment and training is coming at the right time where we need to protect what we have, at the same time developing more”.”
“Our vision demands that we offer full public services to our residents and there is no other starting point than this”.
Fire fighters have become all-purpose emergency service providers who respond to a wide range of situations that have nothing to do with fire. They deliver oxygen masks, revive people with cardiac arrest, remove people from car wrecks, deal with spills involving hazardous materials, and serve as a reassuring presence at accidents and crime scenes.