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  1. At the fire station... again

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... now? Mr X: Lizzie: How long has the present fire alarm system been installed? Mr X: Lizzie: Who has copies of your fire evacuation plan? Mr X: Lizzie: Where are the portable fire extinguishers situated? Mr X: Lizzie: Who is in charge of maintaining and servicing your fire extinguishers? Mr X: Lizzie: How many fire doors are there in the building? Mr X: Lizzie: Does the building have ...

  2. Woman critical after fire-extinguisher blast

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A woman injured by debris from a fire extinguisher that exploded was in critical condition yesterday. The victim, surnamed Ho, was admitted to the intensive care unit at Tuen Mun ... a retraining course in the hope of finding work,' the god-daughter said. Director of Fire Services Gregory Lo Chun-hung said the extinguisher had been taken for examination and the department ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FIRE

    Gutted Tai O village's fire extinguishers not properly maintained

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Clifford Lo

    ... Johnny Tam and Clifford Lo Equipment near Tai O stilt houses that caught fire were last maintained as far back as 2010 Gutted village's extinguishers were not checked Firefighting ... on the extinguishers said they were owned by the Tai O Rural Committee. Fire service regulations require owners of fire service installations or equipment to keep them in efficient working order and ensure ...

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    Firemen extinguish blaze in typhoon shelter

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 02:21pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Firemen extinguished a blaze in the Tuen Mun typhoon shelter after four boats caught fire on Saturday morning. There was still black smoke coming out of the 25 to 39 metre boats ... marine police vessels also rushed to the scene. The fishing boats were about 300 metres away from the shore. It is unknown whether anyone was on the boats when the fire broke out. Police ...

  5. Eyes on the blaze

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mrs Leung, a 10th-floor resident 'I saw black smoke coming out and rushed up to help control the fire. I spent three fire extinguishers, but failed to contain the fire. I then helped carry two elderly women to safety.' Mr Chan, a passer-by 'I heard the fire alarm. I thought it was a minor thing, but my neighbours shouted and urged me to flee. So I got out of my ...

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    120 firefighters tackle 3-alarm blaze in Fanling

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 02:27pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo About 120 firefighters took more than 3½ hours to extinguish a blaze at a recycling plant in Fanling on Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews were called when the fire broke out ... The fire was extinguished by 3.40pm, and no casualties were reported. Firemen were investigating the cause of the blaze later in the day.   ...

  7. NDC reshapes fire protection systems as reliable guardian of communities

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:41pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... with an entrepreneurial spirit, enables NDC to fulfil its duties as a protector of the environment. NDC is the world's first firm to manufacture a full range of portable fire extinguishers made of aluminium. Producing the cylinder does not require welding, making it more efficient to manufacture and recycle. Being 20 per cent lighter than a typical steel fire extinguisher, an ecological aluminium fire ...

  8. Man inspecting fire extinguisher dies when metal head blows off

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A man inspecting a gas cylinder used for fighting fires in Lam Tin was killed early yesterday when the metal head of the cylinder blew off, and a colleague suffered leg injuries. The accident occurred at about 1.50am after Mo Shui-lun, 26, and three colleagues from Merito Technical Services had moved three fire extinguisher cylinders from an MTR power supply ...

  9. Two-day battle finally extinguishes hill fire

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A hill fire in Tuen Mun was finally extinguished at noon yesterday after a 46-hour battle involving about 500 firemen, 104 fire engines and 45 civil aid service members. Government Flying Service helicopters were also brought in to douse the flames. Fire chiefs inspected the affected areas by helicopter yesterday morning. They included Shan King in the east, Siu Lang ...




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