Basic Forest Fire Suppression and Safety Training Course

A series of Basic Forest Suppression and Safety Training Course was fruitfully conducted on 9 -10 July 2019 at Tun Ahmad Zaidi Nature Reserve, Sibu.  The training had been initiated by PABC Section, Sibu Region in collaboration with Ta Ann Holdings Berhad.  The objective of the training is to equipped SFC staffs with knowledge and the basic principle of a forest fire; to extinguished fire with or without water.  The two (2) days course was divided into two sessions.  The first session was classroom (30%) and field activities; fire suppression, on fire, mock fire and fire line construction & safety.  A total of 20 participants had participated in the training consist of 15 selected SFC staffs from Protected Areas and Biodiversity Section and Security Assets and Protection Section and five (5) staffs from Ta Ann Reforestation (Naman and Pasin).  The training is part of Ta Ann Holdings Corporate Social Responsibility towards the protection of Totally Protected Areas in Sarawak.  The Trainer; Mr Fabian Suchas Bin Ketam has more than 30 years’ experience in handling forest fire in Sarawak.