Sabah JBPM urged to prepare for emergencies due to dry spell
Last update: 12/01/2019
Mohd Shafie Apdal
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has urged the state Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) to be fully prepared in light of potential increase in fire risk due to current hot and dry weather spell.
He said the preparation would include working closely with the Sabah Water Department and district councils to ensure adequate water supply and water pressure was in good condition.
The move was important to enable firefighting operation in the event of fire incident, to be carried out quickly and without any problems such as water shortage or low water pressure, he said. .....