Friday, October 22, 2021

Bomba

Swift action prevents total destruction of sawmill

SIBU: Swift action by firefighters prevented a sawmill here from total destruction after a fire broke out in the wee hours of Thursday (Oct 21). The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) said firefighters were rushed to the factory located along...

Quick response team for water rescue and recovery soon

MIRI: A Safety Water and Rescue team or SWART will be established, Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) national director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid has disclosed. "In Sarawak, we have many locations identified as high-risk areas involving drowning incidents, thus...

Floods expected in Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak is among the six states in Malaysia that is expected to experience possible floods during the forthcoming northeast monsoon season. Director-general of the Fire Department of Malaysia Datuk Seri Muhammad Hamdan Wahid added that the other five states...

More boats, 4WD vehicles for Sarawak Fire Dept soon

KUCHING: The Sarawak Fire Department will have more boats and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles soon, courtesy of the Malaysia Fire Department. “Sarawak has 36 fire stations, the most in Malaysia, so the fire assets need to be increased by zone,”...

Firemen return money, gold ring kept in can after inferno

MIRI: Firemen found cash amounting RM1,100 and a gold ring while putting out the flames at a double-storey house at Kampung Pulau Melayu in Miri on Monday (Oct 11) morning. The fire, which broke out around 8.13am, made 15 people...

Fisherman’s body recovered

MUKAH: The body of a fisherman reported missing while fishing at Sungai Jebungan yesterday (Oct 8), was recovered by villagers at 1pm today (Oct 9).   Villagers recovered Mohd Rashid Abdullah, 42, was found by members of the public around 1pm. A...

Search launched for missing fisherman at Sungai Jebungan

MUKAH: A search and rescue (SAR) operation has been activated after a fisherman was reported missing while fishing at Sungai Jebungan this morning (Oct 8). A spokesman from the Sarawak Fire Department operations centre said the victim was identified as...

Three survive ambulance crash

SIMANGGANG: An ambulance skidded into a ditch across Pasar Sabu here early Wednesday (Oct 6) morning. The State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said the persons on board were the driver of the ambulance, a doctor and a nurse. Rescuers...

Bomba enhances SK Goebilt community’s fire safety knowledge

Part three of a three-part series CREATING a safe environment for students and teachers is imperative to ensure teaching and learning can take place effectively. In 2002, the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched the Safe School programme — the creation of...

Bringing vaccines to rural folk

MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) conducted a Covid-19 logistical flight and adolescent vaccination outreach programme to the rural areas here on Monday. According to a report by the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), the Mi-171 (M994-04) aircraft piloted...
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Two constituencies receive RM100k each

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar on Thursday (Oct 21) distributed cheques worth RM200,000...
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