Prompt action by six personnel of Onecity Shopping Centre resulted in a bushfire behind the complex extinguished quickly on February 23. Their action helped stop the bushfire from spreading and causing damage.
The six personnel – Nur Hana Azimah binti Mohd Alif Syafiq, Muizzuddin bin Abdullah, Mohd Nazmi bin Md Azimi, Mohammad Azri bin Haji Johari, Andy Junior and Wiyanto – received Community Service Award certificates from the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) on Thursday. Commanding Officer of Operation ‘C’ Senior Superintendant of Fire and Rescue Pengiran Azizul Rahman bin Pengiran Haji Yusop handed over the certificates.
Meanwhile, the Fire and Rescue Department recorded 308 calls on bush and forest fire from January until yesterday that affected 330 hectares or the size of 369 football fields.
The department urged the public not to conduct open burning and contact the Fire and Rescue Operation Centre at 995 during a fire and provide accurate information to the personnel.