Minimart staff awarded for dousing vehicle fire

James Kon

Hua Ho Minimart Gadong staff Alvin Sido Alcantra was presented with a community excellence award on Tuesday for his swift action to extinguish a vehicle engine fire on May 13.

Commanding Officer of Operation ‘A’ Branch of Fire and Rescue Department Senior Superintendent Noor Aflan bin Kachi presented the award.

Station Officer Pengiran Haji Muhamad bin Pengiran Tengah as the Public Relation Officer of Operation ‘A’ Branch and Assistant Station Officer Rustam Efandi bin Haji Metusin were also present.

The Fire and Rescue Department urged the public to make sure that vehicles are in good condition and safe before driving.

The public is also reminded that modifications or enhancing of electrical systems, accessories and wiring must be carried out by an accredited mechanic.

For emergencies, members of the public can contact 995.

Commanding Officer of Operation ‘A’ Branch of Fire and Rescue Department Senior Superintendent Noor Aflan bin Kachi presents the award to Alvin Sido Alcantra. PHOTO: FRD