Sunday, May 26, 2024
26 C
Brunei Town

Teak trees fall on fences

James Kon

Eight firefighters from Sungai Kebun Fire Station, led by ABK 549 Rosland bin Haji Ahmad, responded to an incident of fallen trees at Kampong Panchor Lumapas on Sunday.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD), a distress call was received at 6.31pm about three teak trees measuring some 30 centimetres in diameter and 15 metres in height which had fallen and struck part of the fence of a residential home.

Firefighters cut the trees with a chainsaw and partner cutter saw.

No one was injured during the incident.

The FRD reminded the public to be on the alert of falling trees, especially during unpredictable weather and avoid planting trees close to houses.

The public is also advised not to park vehicles close to trees and residents are requested to trim the branches.

Firefighters cut the trees. PHOTO: FRD