Blog Dec 2017

Class of Fire - Protecting People, Saving Lives

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Class of Fire - Protecting People, Saving Lives

Fire or combustion is a type of chemical reaction which require oxygen, heat and fuel. This simple chemical reaction is hazardous as the smoke produced fatally damages human. Getting to know the classes of fire and ways of extinguishing may save your life.Below shows the information of classes of fire:Class A: This class is common in household which involves woods, papers, trash etc. It is usually defined as ordinary combustibles.Types of Fire Extinguisher: Dry Powder, Water, Foam, Wet Chemical.Class B: This class are associated with flammable liquids such as petrol, kerosene, turpentine, paint etc.Types of Fire Extinguisher: Foam, Dry Powder,...

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BOMBA ADVICE CAR OWNERS TO KEEP A HANDY FIRE EXTINGUISHER

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Terengganu Fire and Rescue Department urges car owners to keep a handheld fire extinguisher in their cars as it plays an important role in minimizing vehicle damage.Bernama reported that the department operation assistant director Khir Amir Ahmad said that the importance of fire extinguisher is still not awared by car owners in reducing vehicle damage during fire. "Car owners rather put expensive accessories in their cars compared to a fire extinguisher,"  said Khir Amir Ahmad. He added that during a fire breakout, the fastest and most useful tool is the fire extinguisher before the fire engine arrives. It is proven that...

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Fire incidents in Malaysia are on the rise

Fire incidents in Malaysia are on the rise. In 2017 alone, 49 cases were reported and half of them involved fatalities. Electrical and Electronics Association President, Chew Shee Fuee said that electrical safety awareness among Malaysians is low, stressing that many are not even aware that the human body itself is a conductor. Chew also attributed the rising number of fire incidents to the fake and uncertified electrical items that are flooding the market. In earlier November 2017, Selangor Fire and Rescue Department chief Azmi Osman said that studies on fire investigation reports revealed that most fire incidents are caused...

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Top Reasons for Vehicles to Catch a Fire:

Though not as common as house fire, car fire is not much of a rare sight anymore, and it always comes with serious collateral damage. In some cases, the loss of life. It has been a usual practice to keep a fire extinguisher at home, but that habit has not been extended to their vehicles, a place where motorists spend a fair amount of time on. 🚙🚗🚕Here are the top reasons for vehicles to catch a fire:🚨🚨🚨1. Car crash — Most car crumple zones have sheet metal to absorb the impact around dangerous areas such as the engine, fuel tank and battery,...

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Fire Incidents in Malaysia are On The Rise

Fire incidents in Malaysia are on the rise. In 2017 alone, 49 cases were reported and half of them involved fatalities. Electrical and Electronics Association President, Chew Shee Fuee said that electrical safety awareness among Malaysians is low, stressing that many are not even aware that the human body itself is a conductor. Chew also attributed the rising number of fire incidents to the fake and uncertified electrical items that are flooding the market. In earlier November, Selangor Fire and Rescue Department chief Azmi Osman said that studies on fire investigation reports revealed that most fire incidents are caused by...

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