Excellence Speaks: Kings Excellence Award, Winner’s Reviews


Fire safety is a paramount concern in India, and equipping our fire-fighting personnel with the best training tools and opportunities is a major challenge. This article sheds light on the existing issues and introduces an innovative solution to enhance the capabilities of our brave firefighters.

Challenges in Firefighter Training:

Currently, firefighters in India undergo basic drills, exercises, and classroom training, with their experience during fire and emergency calls serving as their primary source of learning. While these experiences provide invaluable lessons, there are limitations to comprehensive training. The availability of Live Fire Training facilities is limited due to substantial infrastructure, investment, recurring costs, maintenance challenges, and the potential risks to the safety and health of our firefighters. Moreover, the environmental cost, including carbon emissions and water consumption, is a significant concern.

The Need for Comprehensive Training:

Firefighters require regular training with full safety gear and breathing apparatus, encompassing internal structures, gas handling, running fuel, wildfire, and flashover fire scenarios. The question arises: can such training be delivered consistently?

The Solution: Virtual Reality Firefighter Training

To overcome these challenges, we have introduced a groundbreaking solution in India—a virtual reality and fully immersive training system. This system offers a safe, cost-effective, experiential, tactical, and risk-awareness training experience for firefighters. It combines high-fidelity virtual fire environments with real-time physical interfaces, providing realistic training experiences anytime, anywhere, and in a secure manner.

Successful Demonstrations:

We have conducted demonstrations of this virtual training system across India within various fire and emergency services, receiving strong support and recognition. Several leading organizations, including JSW Steel, Surat Fire Brigade, and even the Oil & Gas sector, have implemented this technology with great enthusiasm.

Versatility of Training Scenarios:

The FLAIM virtual reality firefighter trainer, our technology partner from Australia, offers over 70 scenarios. These scenarios include aircraft fires, residential fires, oil & gas incidents, kitchen fires, high-rise emergencies, gas explosions, petrol station incidents, car accidents, electric vehicle fires, wildland scenarios, and more. Firefighters now have the flexibility to train in various scenarios to enhance their readiness.

Partnership and Future Endeavors:

We are proud to be associated with our esteemed technology partners, FLAIM (Australia) and Darley (USA). We remain committed to further discussions with fire and emergency services across India to bolster their training capabilities.

In Conclusion:

The introduction of virtual reality firefighter training is a significant step toward equipping our firefighters with the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the diverse challenges they face. This innovative solution not only ensures their safety but also reduces the environmental impact associated with traditional live fire training. We are excited about the prospects for this technology and its potential to revolutionize firefighter training in India.

We would like to express our deepest gratitude to Kings Expomedia Limited, the esteemed publishers of ‘Fire & Safety Magazines,’ for selecting Brijbasi Fire Safety Systems Pvt. Ltd. for this prestigious Kings Excellence Award. Their recognition underscores our unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in fire safety and protection. We look forward to continuing to serve the industry with innovative solutions that prioritize the safety and well-being of individuals and property.

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