On 19th October 2012 in the Vichit district, Phuket Governor – Mr.Maitree Intusut opened an training activity aimed at preventing and suppressing fires in buildings. Vichit District Mayor – Mr.Kreetha Chotiwitpipat, Head of Phuket Disaster Prevention and Mitigation – Mr.Sun Chantrawong, relevant agencies and individuals partook in the training.
Mr.Sun said “It is very important to make people aware of the danger of fire, a disaster that unfortunately occurs too frequently and causes serious damage to both life and property. People need to know and have training about personal protection. This activity focuses on high-rise buildings, fire extinguishing and staff safety”.
About 90 people, from 18 districts attended the training including protection officers and civil defence volunteers.