Bhubaneswar: Nine personnel of Odisha Fire Service Department, who in an exemplary heroic act rescued a three-year-old girl from a borewell in Angul district, were today felicitated by Bijay Kumar Sharma, DGP, Fire.
“Felicitated Fire Services personnel who rescued a 3 yr old girl fm inside a borewell hole on 25th Dec,” Sharma tweeted along with a photo.
Notably, Radha, daughter of Santosh Sahu, had accidentally fallen into a borewell at Golasar village under Handapa police limits in Angul on December 25 while she was playing near it.
She was rescued after a parallel hole of 15-16 feet depth was dug nearly 6 feet away from the borewell hole. Then a tunnel was dug to connect to the borewell.
The girl was admitted to the district headquarters hospital after being rescued. She was discharged today.