Fire Service and Civil
Defense Directorate is an important service
of the Government People's Republic
of Bangladesh. The present Fire Service
and Civil Defense has been established in
1982 with amalgamation of the then Fire
Service Directorate, Civil Defense Directorate
and The Rescue Department of Roads and Highway.
At present the department is running with
the Agni Protirodh O Nirbapon Ain 2003 (Fire
Prevention and Fire Fighting Law 2003).
The department is flourished by the motto
Speed, Service and Sacrifice under the Ministry
of Home Affairs. The employees of this department
always keep themselves standby as first
responder for fire fighting, fire prevention, search
& rescue, to render first aid, to send
the serious casualties to hospital and to
provide fire safety for the VIP's. The employees
of this department remain standby round
the clock following the motto Speed,
Service and Sacrifice.