Nine individuals received commendations from the Fire and Rescue Department for containing fires before the arrival of uniformed personnel.
On Monday, BK Bintara Kanan 15860 Sahdu bin Haji Samad, Mohammad Redzuan bin Abdullah Jenang and Mohammad Kahirul Anwar bin Haji Abdul Ghani received ‘Community Service Certificates’ for stopping a house in Kampong Mulaut from catching fire.
Meanwhile, Mia Joy Alejandro Valdez, Mohammad Affaizul bin Mohammad Affendi, Kahirul Ridhwan bin Jasnie, Hafizan bin Anuar, Zubaidi bin Kholik and Kudi Anak Rantai also received certificates in containing a fire at a tyre shop in Sengkurong.
The department lauded their swift actions and bravery in preventing the two incidents from escalating out of control.
Handing over the certificate was Commanding Officer of Operation F of Jerudong Fire Station, SFR Haji Nordin bin Haji Buntan. The Deputy Commanding Officer, Jerudong Fire Station Commander and personnel from the Public Relation Unit of Operation F were also present.
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