Fire marshals test their skills

Rokiah Mahmud

Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd (IITH) in collaboration with the Public Relations Section of Fire and Rescue Department Operation ‘A’ Branch conducted a Fire Marshal Exercise at the IITH building in Kiulap.

Twelve fire personnel from Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station were dispatched to put out the fire and rescue the victims.

Trained fire marshals from IITH were tested on their capabilities to evacuate 72 officers and staff from the building including IITH Acting Managing Director Hajah Nornaimah binti Haji Zainip.

Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station Station Commander Acting SFR Nazri bin Haji Anuar was also present. The exercise enhanced the public’s awareness and understanding while inculcating a sense of responsibility on fire safety aspects inside the building.

The exercise briefed on how to follow an effective systematic evacuation procedure using emergency exits, testing practical skills, coordination and training during critical situations while ensuring readiness and preparedness of personnel during a fire operation.

Personnel evacuate the building during the exercise. PHOTO: FRD