300 take part in fire drill at Shell Lutong

Firemen attend to the ‘trapped victims’.

MIRI: A mock evacuation of Shell Lutong Miri building was carried out yesterday during a fire drill involving the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), police, Civil Defence Force, Shell auxiliary police and medical personnel from Miri Hospital.

The evacuation exercise began at 9am after a ‘bomb explosion’ and a ‘fire’ broke out at the third floor of the building with three ‘victims’ were trapped at the scene and ended about an hour later.

A total of 300 Shell personnel were involved in the exercise.

Twenty-one firefighters from Lopeng Fire and Rescue Station along with one Fire Rescue Tender (FRT) machine, one Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) vehicle, one Urvan van and one Isuzu D-Max pickup were deployed in the exercise.

Lopeng Fire and Rescue Station chief Terry Robson Forance Nyanggau and Zone 6 Miri operation officer Zulbada Alior were among those present.

Source: http://www.theborneopost.com/2017/12/15/300-take-part-in-fire-drill-at-shell-lutong/