PORTAL - On the morning of November 05, the Steering Committee for Fire Prevention and Fighting (FPF) and Rescue of Binh Duong Province held a rehearsal of firefighting and rescue plan coordinated with many forces at Building E1, Dormitory B, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Hoa quarter, Dong Hoa ward, Di An city).
Attending the rehearsal were Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of the Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee.
According to the simulated rehearsal plan, the building E1 has 16 floors, 336 rooms with nearly 1,300 students staying. While a student was using an electrical device, it causes a fire on the 4th floor and then the fire spread to the adjacent floors with a total area of about 750 m2. Detecting a fire, the grassroots FPF force quickly notifies the functional forces, at the same time conducted firefighting on the spot and guided students to escape, evacuate property to a safe place. Receiving the news, the FPF and Rescue Police in Di An City coordinated with other functional forces to mobilize forces and means to carry out firefighting and rescue measures. Identifying the fire situation tended to be complicated, possible to spread to the adjacent buildings, exceeding the local firefighting capacity, the fire commander reported to the Provincial Public Security Director and asked for ideas to support more forces and means to coordinate in extinguishing the fire. Immediately after the reinforcement of the forces and means, the fire at the E1 building was completely extinguished, the trapped victims were safely rescued, and the security and order at the scene were well done.
The firefighting force used sprinklers to control the fire
Rescuing victims trapped in the building with the slide
The rescue force rescues the victim
Speaking at the rehearsal, Mr. Mai Hung Dung – Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee highly appreciated the coordination between forces in organizing the rehearsal of firefighting and rescue plan. Through this rehearsal, it contributes to promoting propaganda, raising awareness and responsibility for FPF-Rescue for students and employees living in the Dormitory of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City. At the same time, it helps leaders and functional forces to be proactive in preparing forces, means, and plans to handle complicated fire and explosion situations.
Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Permanent Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee presents flowers to congratulate representatives of functional forces participating in the rehearsal