A senior citizen who went missing in Sungai Meragang forest in Mukim Labu, Temburong District, was found at the side of the main road in Kampong Perdayan the following day.
The operation was led by Commanding Officer of Operation ‘G’ Branch SSFR Haji Afiq bin Haji Julah and supported by Station Commander of Bangar Fire Station Acting ASFR Jamaludin bin Ahmad.
At 1.18pm, the Incident Command Post received information from the Bangar Police Station that the victim was found at the side of the main road in Kampong Perdayan. The victim was then transported to the Pengiran Isteri Hajjah Mariam (PIHM) Hospital in Temburong District.
Hikers are reminded to bring along a whistle, a torch, a mobile phone and water as well as keeping informed of the weather conditions.
“Hikers should not go hiking alone, and they should cancel a hiking activity if feeling unwell,” said the FRD.