Talk leaves Belait vendors more knowledgeable

|     Rokiah Mahmud     |

THE Fire and Rescue Department (FRD), Operation ‘B’ Branch of the Belait District yesterday conducted a fire safety talk for vendors of the festive stalls set up in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 73rd birthday celebration.

The talk was held at Tudung Saji, Kuala Belait.

Twenty vendors attended the talk in cooperation with the Kuala Belait Municipal Board and Syarikat RYS Entertainment.

Objectives of the talk were to enhance awareness and as a precaution in case of emergency or fire at the stalls.

Vendors were briefed on the proper installation of electrical wiring; ensuring the LPG hose and its regulator are up to BSM standard; proper way in using the fire hydrant and assembly points in case of emergency as well as making an emergency call at 995.

The department advised vendors to take extra precautions to prevent fire. In case of emergency, they can contact the hotline at 995.

A Fire and Rescue Department personnel briefs Belait festive stall vendors during the fire safety talk. – FRD