Delta Fire Service Boss Warns Public Against Fire Outbreak

AS we approach the dry season, Delta State Director of Fire Service, Mr. Eugene Oziwele has warned against acts that will cause fire outbreaks in the state.
He gave the warning while speaking
on a Live DBS Radio programme “Na So We See Am” monitored in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
Mr. Oziwele advised parents to always keep away things as match box and cooking gas from the reach of children and endeavour to switch off electrical equipment so that when there is sudden power upsurge when nobody is at home, fire out break will be prevented.
He also urged farmers who burn their farms before planting to demarcate the area first to avoid spreading to other places.
The Fire Service boss urged cigarette
smokers to be careful on how they dispose stubs of cigarette after smoking, adding that, it has cause fire disasters in parts of the state and country at large.
Oziwele equally warned herdsmen
from indiscriminate burning of bushes as experiencedin past had resulted in fire outbreaks where many houses and cars parked by the road sides were burnt.
He also urged motorists and petrol
service stations in the state to abide by rules and regulations that they should have fire extinguishers
in their cars and stations to help fight fire when there is any outbreak.
According to him “we all must be careful; fire is a friend, but if not well managed, can be the worst enemy, as it has destroyed many property and killed persons world over”
While saying that the Delta State Fire Service would continue to do its best, he disclosed that his office had saved property worth millions of naira and also rescued persons from fire infernos across the state.
He thanked the state government for creating the enabling environment
that made his office to record successes but called for more supports
so that they can improve on their services to the state.