Man receives award for swift actions

Rokiah Mahmud

Haji Awang Mohamad bin Awang Majid received Community Service Award from the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) yesterday for his swift actions in extinguishing an electrical fire on July 5 at Jalan Keramut, Kampong Telisai, in the Tutong District.

Commanding Officer of Operation ‘E’ Branch Senior Superintendent of Fire and Rescue Mohd Yudieswandy bin Bakar presented the certificate.

Public Relation Officer from the Operation ‘E Branch SO Yahya bin Sahat was also present.

FRD advised the public against overloading the electrical circuit and switch off unused electrical appliances.

It also urged for buildings to be equipped with fire extinguishers and smoke detectors.

Haji Awang Mohamad bin Awang Majid receives an award from Commanding Officer of Operation ‘E’ Branch Senior Superintendent of Fire and Rescue Mohd Yudieswandy bin Bakar. PHOTO: FRD