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  1. Ambulance call-outs to be graded

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Scheme will reduce response time for genuine emergencies, say service chiefs Emergency chiefs are planning to grade requests for ambulances according to their medical urgency in order to better handle the most pressing cases and use stretched resources more efficiently. 'At the moment our ambulance services- no matter if it's a heart attack case or just a cut ...

  2. Journalists unhappy with fire department releases

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the department did not post anything, even details of whether it sent an ambulance. The association criticised the department for covering up cases in the name of protecting privacy. 'What we need ... of frontline firemen and ambulance crews and was not intended to hinder press freedom. The press group will meet department officials today to resolve the issue. ...

  3. Scores of firemen battle warehouse chemicals blaze

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chun-kit, of the Fire Services Department, said. He said more manpower was clearly needed so within minutes 17 fire engines and two ambulances were put into action. Teams of firemen using breathing ...

  4. Scaffolder rescues suicidal man

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Department said. The department received the call at 8.03am and sent five fire engines and an ambulance to the scene. Firefighters arrived five minutes later and found the man tied to the scaffolding ...

  5. Prayer to goddess gets fiery response

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of waters before calling the police. The flames spread to the 16th-floor flat and the two units were well alight when firefighters arrived. A fleet of 19 fire engines and two ambulances were sent. ...

  6. Firefighters tap water from source 1km away

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... exit. Twenty-eight fire engines and ambulances were put into action as the alarm was upgraded to category three at 9.44am. An elderly villager said workers tried to douse the flames, ...

  7. 20 rescued from blazing building

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of rescuers with breathing equipment rescued all of them. He said residents were unable to use the staircase because it was on fire and filled with smoke. Three ambulances and 17 fire engines were ...

  8. Rescue worker with a keen nose for animals in trouble

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Bobby Wong Pui-tak is an all-purpose emergency rescue worker- firefighter, ambulance driver and police officer. But his job is to rescue animals rather than people. He ... there to carry it away and took care of it,' he said. Other than having to reach the spot quickly like ambulance staff, he also needs a firefighter's brain and technical skills when it comes ...

  9. Firefighters save 70 trapped in block

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... manpower was needed in order to rescue and evacuate residents in a short period.' Twenty-four fire engines and six ambulances were put into action and more than 120 firemen were deployed ...

  10. Fire chief defiantly defends tenure

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... would be more innovative, solve some long-standing welfare problems and improve staff training. A retired ambulancemen said Lo failed to mend the bad relationship between ambulance officers ...




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