Fire safety briefing leave students, teachers more knowledgable

Rokiah Mahmud

A total of 472 students, teachers and staffs from Nusa Laila Puteri School Jangsak/Tanjung Bunut branch were briefed by the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) on basic fire safety and building evacuation recently.

They were also given a demonstration on how to properly use a fire extinguisher.

The briefing was conducted by the FRD Public Relation Section ‘F’ Branch.

The briefing aimed to instil a sense of responsibility in fire safety while enhancing awareness on the danger of fire.

According to the FRD, the fire and building evacuation drills needs to be conducted twice a year to maintain public  safety and awareness.

The FRD said that the exercises help the department verify the efficiency and systematic procedure in participating institutions.

It also strengthens the department’s ties with the public and result in better collaboration
during emergencies.