People and the environment remain safe due to firefighters sacrifice and bravery. These people also put their lives at stake in order to save the rising flames and the desolation of someone in their midst.
New Delhi. Every year on May 4, International Firefighters’ Day means International Fire Day. Fire Day is celebrated as a sacrifice of firefighters in the disaster. On this day sacrifices of firefighters are marked and honored. People and environment remain safe due to their sacrifice and bravery. These people also put their lives at stake in order to save the rising flames and the desolation of someone in their midst. These people do not think about themselves even once to carry out this dangerous work. To fulfill his duty, he comes on a phone call and also bets on his life to calm the fire.
History of Fire Day
International Fire Day was first observed in the year 1999. It is said that there was a fire in the bushes of Linton in Victoria, Australia. Five members of the team that extinguished the fire were scorched to death. All five firefighters were caught in flames due to sudden change in wind direction. International Fire Day is observed on 4 May every year in honor of his sacrifice and bravery. The second reason is that Saint Florin died on this day. Flonnie was a saint and firefighter. It is said that once there was a fire in his village, he extinguished the entire village fire with just a bucket of water. Since then, firefighters have been celebrated on 4 May every year in Europe.
Fire day symbol
The symbol of International Firefighters Day consists of red and blue ribbons. This ribbon is cut five centimeters long and one centimeter wide. On top of which there are two different colors. The meaning of the colors red and blue is different. Red stood for the element of fire while blue represents the element of water. Red and blue colors have been recognized to inform emergency services.
Firefighter’s Day is celebrated on 14 April in India
In India, Firefighter Day is celebrated on 14 April instead of 4 May. On this day in history, in 1944, there was a sudden fire in the cargo ship Fortstyken. In an attempt to overcome this fierce fire, 66 fire workers gained the heroic pace of the fire. Firefighter Service Day is celebrated every year on 14 April in honor of his sacrifice.