The Mumbai Fire Brigade (Marathi: मुंबई अग्निशमन दल) is responsible for the provision of fire protection in the City of Greater Mumbai as well as responding to building collapses, drowning cases, gas leakage, oil spillage, road and rail accidents, bird and animal rescues, fallen trees and taking appropriate action during natural calamities. It is the largest fire brigade in India with 33 Fire Stations and 2700 personnel.
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“To awake your dormouse valor, to put fire in your heart, and brimstone in your liver.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“[John] Broughs majority is glorious to behold. It is worth a big victory in the field. It is decisive as to the disposition of the people to prosecute the war to the end. My regiment and brigade were both unanimous for Brough [the Union party candidate for governor of Ohio].”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)