Uttar Pradesh Fire Service Recruitment 2018 – Direct recruitment of Fireman in 1679 posts of Uttar Pradesh Fire Service has been stated and 10th pass candidate can also apply for Fireman and date will release soon.
As you would know government has canceled recruitment advertisement for Fireman posts on 20 December 2016 and 16 January 2017. Now, in the new Fireman recruitment process, out of 1679 out of 16, 841 posts have been reserved for the unreserved.
The date of application will be announced on website uppbpb.gov.in soon. 453 posts reserved for OBC, 352 posts SC and 33 posts for ST category.
Quick Info Uttar Pradesh Fire Service
Upto 1925, Uttar Pradesh had Fire Services in its KAVAL towns under the Municipal Boards. KAVAL is the abbreviated form of the prominent cities of Uttar Pradesh namely Kanpur, Agra, Varanasi, Allahabad and Lucknow. By the end of 1939 the beginning of Second World War triggered the need for well-organized fire services throughout India. The fire services of the Five KAVAL towns of U P with the Municipal Boards were taken over by the State Government on 26th July 1944 and thus Uttar Pradesh Fire Services was established.
Till 1952 these Fire Stations catered to services for the Municipal Board area. Uttar Pradesh Fire Services Act of 1944 was amended in 1952 and Fire Service was extended to the entire state.
Uttar Pradesh Fire Services started functioning in 1944 with 8 Fire Stations and 198 Fire Service Personnel and presently it has 242 Fire Stations in 75 districts with more than 7730 Fire Service Personnel. Previously Uttar Pradesh Fire Services had 166 Fire Service Stations at the time of formation of the new state Uttaranchal. The Uttar Pradesh Fire Services is presently equipped with more than one thousand Fire Engines and attends to fire incidents and fire related calamities.