Saturday, May 8, 2021

Nagaland firefighters to embark on 200 km-long Cyclothon

Nagaland News

KOHIMA, APRIL 12: In a bid to create awareness on fire safety, 6 firefighters from Nagaland will be cycling intra-State covering a total of 200 km over a span of 4 days, from Kohima to Tuli town in Mokokchung via Wokha town, on the occasion of Fire Week from April 14.

Organized by Fire & Emergency Services, Government of Nagaland in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Directorate General Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards and All India Fire Service Sports Control Board, the Cyclothon on the occasion of Fire Week 2021 will be flagged off from the Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services, Kohima at 7 am on Wednesday.
The cyclists will stop for 5 minutes each at High School junction, Chiephobozou town/Chiechama village junction, Botsa town and Tseminyu town, and will hold up Tseminyu town on the first day.
On the second day, the cyclists will stop at Chunlikha village, Longsa village junction, Wokha town (Police Point), Wokha (NST Station) and will rest at Wokha town for the night. The Cyclothon will be resumed on the third day by making a stop at Chukitong town, VK town, Alichen and hold up at Mokokchung town.
From Mokokchung, further stops will be made at Changtongya town, Tuli town and Nagaland-Assam border in the last leg of the journey on April 17, and the cyclists will hold up at Tuli town on the same day. The cyclothon will conclude with a valedictory service at Tuli Fire station on April 18.

RO of Fire & Emergency Services, Kenny Khing informed that that the 6 cyclists along with the back-up team will be disseminating information to spread awareness on fire safety and in line with Fit India Movement.
(Page News Service)