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Fire safety awareness extended to Military Police

By IGIHE
On 2 December 2021 at 06:52

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has extended fire safety awareness to the Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) Military Police during a two-day training that was concluded on 1st December 2021

The training extended to 126 Military Police officers at their offices in Kanombe, Kicukiro District, was organized and conducted by the Rwanda National Police (RNP) Fire and Rescue Brigade (FRB).

It was part of the RNP initiative to equip different institutions in Rwanda with basic skills against fire emergencies.

Assistant Commissinoner of Police (ACP) Paul Gatambira, the Commanding officer for Fire and Rescue Brigade said that the Military Police was trained on fire components and its causes as well as firefighting techniques.

“Trainees were first explained on the causes and components of fire to have the knowledge and skills on rescue operations. They were also enlightened on techniques used to prevent fire from escalating,” said ACP Gatambira.

Other skills given to the officers include precautionary measures when using cooking gas to prevent one of the causes of fire caused by recklessness and lack of knowledge on how to use it safely.

They were also enlightened on types of fire extinguishers and how to use them to respond to fire.

ACP Gatambira explained that Police took this initiative to equip institutions with basic skills on fire emergencies to prevent or alleviate the possible losses.


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