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Fire Fighters tested this morning on their capabilities

Radio & Television Tonga News 3/08/2017

About 50 fire fighters took part in a drilling exercise on the sustainable development program of the Tonga Fire services this morning.

 

The aim of the drill is to test the capabilities of the fire fighters in tackling a disaster and saving lives from major accidents.

 

The Fire Commissioner – Lofia Heimuli said, this is an opportunity to experience first hand the daily work of the officers and the risks they make to save lives.

 

He said, they will identify areas that needs improvement and ways to encourage officers.

 

This follows two weeks of theoretical training hosted by experts on fire fighting from Australia.

 

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