Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defense

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Fire Service and Civil Defence is a department working for all kind of rescue missions in Bangladesh including fire safety, safety during air raids and any kind of disaster. Emergency hotline for fire service is 1-9-9.

Fire Service & Civil Defense

Formation[edit]

In 1982, "Fire Service", the fire defence agency and "Civil Defence", the unarmed warning and rescue force and the general rescue force, was amalgamated into Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defence.

Chain of Command[edit]

  • Director General
  • Director
  • Deputy Director/Principal/Project Director
  • Assistant Director/ Vice Principal
  • Deputy Assistant Director/Instructor/ Senior Staff officer/PO/Adjutant
  • Senior Station Officer/ Asst Instructor
  • Warehouse Inspector
  • Station Officer/ Staff officer/ Junior Instructor/ Physical Trainer
  • Sub Officer
  • Leader
  • Fireman/ Nurse/ Driver/ Operator
  • Helper

Manpower[edit]

There are nearly 6,500 people working in the FS & CD, Bangladesh. There is one DG having the equality of Brig. General. Also have three posts for directors, nine Deputy Directors, more than 20 Asst Directors and 80 DADs.

Stations[edit]

There are more than 200 stations, some first class having a Senior Station officer, more manpower and cars, the rest are second class having a station officer and less manpower. There are only 5 river stations in a country where flows 230 rivers.