Taunggyi, 22 March
With the aim of enhancing fire safety awareness, firemen from the Township Fire Services Department conducted a fire drill at the Myoma market in the Town of Taunggyi, Shan State at about 2:00 pm on March 22.
During the event, staff officer of the Township Fire Services Department U Thit Phyo Thu delivered a speech and shared knowledge about the risks of fire. After that, firefighters orchestrated how to use fire extinguishers and fire engines when fire break out in the compound of the market. Next, local people and staff from the Township Development Committee practically extinguished fire with the use of fire extinguishers.
Director of Shan State Fire Services Department U Aung Win Sein, Director of Shan State Development Committee U Sai Tun Tun, executive officer of the Township Development Committee U Thein Win and locals attended the event.—Sai Than Kyaw(Taunggyi)
Translated by JT