Fire & Emergency Services Department Rescues Eight-Year-Old Boy in Udupi: Know What Happened

Fire & Emergency Services Department Rescues Eight-Year-Old Boy in Udupi: Know What Happened

An eight-year-old boy with special needs, was stranded on the chajja (the projected element just above the window) of a window between the 10th and the 11th floors at an apartment at Brahmagiri in Udupi. Rescue operation by personnel of the Fire and Emergency Services Department was conducted for an hour after which the boy was rescued.

The department officials said that they got the call at 11.40 a.m. about the stranded boy but it was not clear how the boy landed on the chajja. The department officials said that the bedroom of the boy’s flat on the 11th floor with a balcony had been locked from the inside. By the time the personnel reached the apartment, the boy’s family had got the locked door opened. It is suspected that the boy could have got onto the chajja through the balcony.

A rescue team member got onto the chajja using a rope through the balcony on the 11th floor and caught the boy. At the same time, other team members reached out to the boy from the 10th floor and saved him.
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