10 children die in domestic fires in Fujairah in two years

The Director of the Department of Civil Defense in Fujairah, Brigadier Ali Obaid Tneeji, said that 80 smoke detectors have been installed in homes in the Emirate of Fujairah and its areas, pointing out that the response to the initiative of your "fortress" is very weak, and that the fires in the houses have caused tragic damage in


The Director of the Department of Civil Defense in Fujairah, Brigadier Ali Obaid Tneeji, said that 80 smoke detectors have been installed in homes in the Emirate of Fujairah and its areas, pointing out that the response to the initiative of your "fortress" is very weak, and that the fires in the houses have caused tragic damage in Lives and property, citing the incidents that occurred during the last two years in the emirate, which resulted in the deaths of 10 children.

He pointed out that the Department has received a request to link 80 houses with your "fortress" since the launch of the project last year, and recorded the impact of light incidents in those houses, enabling the alarm system through the operations room to respond quickly in a record time of 6.5 minutes less than the scheduled time eight He said that the system provided the firefighters with quick access and control over the fire with the required efficiency. He explained that the department receives notification from the operating room informing the owner of the house, as the system allows the firefighters easy access to the place of the communication.

Brigadier al-Taniji said that the administration has carried out several awareness and inspection campaigns and completed all the requirements for preventing fire and drowning accidents. He stressed the readiness of the fire brigades to intervene quickly to cope with fire and drowning incidents that increase in the summer.

The residents of the Emirate demanded the need to speed up the participation of your "fortress" and the installation of smoke detectors in their homes for their importance in preserving lives and property. These devices also contribute to the prevention of fires that may cause damage to large parts of the house. Is considered weak by all standards, after 80 smoke detectors have been installed so far in the emirate of Fujairah.

He added that a number of awareness campaigns were implemented before the summer, targeting school students, housewives and employees in the institutions, and spreading awareness messages through text messages and social networking sites, reaching the largest possible segment.

He pointed out that the houses are more prone to fire in the summer due to the presence of flammable materials, and the person is not seen seriously until after the fire disasters such as air conditioners, gas cylinders and exposed power cables, as well as TVs and smart devices, etc., Households take the necessary measures to prevent fire, through the use of well-manufactured appliances, the periodic maintenance of electrical appliances with the help of specialized technicians, and the failure to overload electrical supplies, especially in the presence of students at home during the summer vacation.

He pointed out the importance of not using unnecessary air conditioners at the same time, to be operated at a reasonable temperature, and the closure of some time, and monitored continuously so as not to cause damage or defect leading to a fire.

Al-Taniji said that the Civil Defense Academy plays a key role in improving the efficiency of firefighters and honing their skills to raise the level of professional performance through their participation in specialized training programs that qualify them administratively and technically, and provide training activities in keeping with the developments in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in particular. .

ref: emara