Follow safety guidelines: FRD

The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) advised the public to practise social distancing when celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri by ensuring the Ministry of Health (MoH) safety guidelines. FRD Senior Superintendent Haji Afiq bin Haji Julah who shared the advice, quoting statistics said 30 calls involving house fires were received from January to April 2020. The loss was estimated at BND1,160,930. He said among the main causes of house fires were overloading electrical equipment, loose or outdated connections; grass fires, incendiary cases, leaving cooking unattended, and loose Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) hose. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin