Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department
|We Serve to Save|
|Country||Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Established||1 November 1956|
|Fire chief||N. Sambasiva Rao|
|Facilities and equipment|
The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department is the agency responsible for fire protection and disaster management in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
The department had 265 fire stations in 2014 prior to bifurcation of the state. Post bifurcation, 173 are located in Andhra Pradesh, while the remaining are located in Telangana.
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- Lasania, Yunus (20 October 2014). "Telangana has fewer fire stations than A.P." The Hindu. Hyderabad. Retrieved 28 January 2015.