LAST_UPDATEThu, 21 Jun 2018 4pm

Fire Brigade Welcomes Innovation To Enhance Rescue Mission

Datuk Amer Yusof.Datuk Amer Yusof.KUANTAN -- The Fire and Rescue Department  (JBPM) welcomes cooperation from any department, agency, the private sector or tertiary institution keen to carry out innovative programmes that can increase the speed of rescue efforts.

Its deputy director-general (development),  Datuk Amer Yusof, said this could be carried out  through innovation competitions for hybrid category, where the fire and rescue department in the states would invent new designs or improving existing ones with the collaboration of the departments of their choice.

“They will be given financial aid to carry out the innovation programme , with priority given to projects that can help facilitate work of the fire brigade,” he told Bernama after the prize-giving ceremony of the JBPM’S Innovative and Creative convention by  its director-general Datuk Wan Mohd Nor Ibrahim here yesterday.

He said innovations with potential would be fine-tuned by the department’s Research and Development (R&D) Division and patent would also be obtained for suitable designs.