Firemen monitor social media for 999 situations

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  • Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

KUCHING: When a fire broke out at SMK St Teresa’s hall last October, photos and videos of it were rapidly shared on social media as a large crowd of onlookers gathered at the scene.

However, no one called the Fire and Rescue Department until the then-Kuching Zone fire chief Tiong Ling Hii, who happened to drive past the school, made the call at 5.07pm.

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