International School Berakas (ISB) recently (26 November 2013, Tuesday) visited the Berakas Fire Station, Berakas. The visit is part of the visit held by the school to government and non-government institutions.
Upon arrival at the fire station the visitors were greeted by officers from the Operational C command. They later proceed to the Women Operation Unit where they were briefed on the station which houses the women firefighters and the only fire station in the country manned by women. The women firefighters also show the children how to wear firefighting suit which later wear by the children.
The visitors then proceed to the nearby Berakas Fire Station where they are greeted with the display of fire engines and fire motorcycles which are used for any emergencies. The children also enjoy riding the fire engines and fire motorcycles and they also given opportunity to operate the fire hose which are used for firefighting. Beside visiting the children are also briefed on the importance of fire safety such as never play with fire and fire sources such as candles and matches. The visit concluded with the group photo session and the exchange of token of appreciation.