KOHIMA, APRIL 14: Inspector General of Fire & Emergency Services, Neilasa Sopfii flagged off the 4-day long cyclothon covering a distance of 200 at the Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services on Wednesday.
The cyclothon is being organized in tandem with the Fire Service Week 2021 under the theme ‘Cycling for Fire Safety Awareness’, and 6 firefighters from Nagaland will cover a distance of 200 kms over a span of 4 days starting from April 14.
The team of cyclists, composed of 6 firefighters from Nagaland, namely, ASI Neisiekuo Kenguruse, ASI Seyiejhalie Serotsu, ASI G. Niamlungpou Gonmei, F/M Herili, F/M Senchumo Patton and Khupimong Ginger accompanied by team leader ADI Thejangulie will be disseminating information for awareness on fire safety at locations between Kohima and Tuli town via Kohima.
On the first day, the team stopped at Highschool Junction, Chiephobozou town / Chiechama, Botsa Town and Tseminyu Town.
Speaking to Nagaland Page at Botsa Town on the first day, Senchumo Patton said that the team has been received lots of support from the public with the presence of the Village Councils, elders and youths. He also said that team has not faced any problems be it technical or physical, and they are looking forward to the rest of the journey which will last for another 3 days. (Page News Service)