Chandigarh, Apr 15 (PTI) Haryana Police said today it will honour six personnel for saving the wheat crop of a farmer from fire by dousing the flames with tree branches in Fatehabad district.

A video of the police personnel dousing the fire in Bhuna town has gone viral on social media.

Taking cognizance of the video, Director General of Police B S Sandhu said the department will honour Bhuna Police Post Station House Officer Ramesh Kumar and five constables for their presence of mind and act of courage.

A police spokesman said the DGP has announced to give a cash award of Rs 10,000 each to Kumar, the constables and those from the general public who assisted them.

The police officials would also be given First Class Certificate in recognition of their act of bravery, he added.

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