Panaji ; Aug 15, 2014 …. Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate a modern Fire Station Building at Curchorem on August 16, 2014 at 4.00pm. The Fire Station Building has been executed through Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd on a plot area of 4400 sq mts and buildup area of 2120 sq mtrs. Once commissioned it will cater to areas like Chandor, Curchorem, Sanvordem and Quepem.
The Goa State Infrastructure Development Ltd. initiated the project in the year 2009. The Building is a Two floor structure having space for 3 Fire Fighting Appliances and one Basic Life Support Ambulance. The Ground floor of the building accommodates Control room, Administration office, duty office room, store room, Museum Block, Gymnasium and Canteen Block. The first Floor accommodates Library Room, Training Class Room and the Audio Video Room. The second floor is having a fully furnished Conference Room, Dormitories for accommodation of 50 Fire Personnel and space for accommodating Reserve Force. The total cost of the project is estimated to Rs,. 1267.77 Lakhs ( which includes Civil Work, Interior Work, purchase of Fire tender and other equipments).
The precinct also has Drill Tower, Drill Yard, Hose Drying Tower, Hose Washing Ramp and underground Water Tank of 50,000 ltrs. This Modern Fire Station Building was the need of the hour for the Fire Personnel working on 24 hours shift duty and who are presently accommodated at Curchorem Police Station with the working space of 168 sq. mtrs for the past 32 years. The Citizen may contact the Curchorem Fire Station in the event of any Emergency and dial 101 or 2650301 and 2650306.