Miri fire department using excavators to snuff out peat fires


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018

MIRI: Bomba Miri are using excavators to dig up smouldering remains of underground peat fires in Kuala Baram district in order to snuff them out.

The use of these heavy duty machines and aerial water-bombing by the Bomba Miri air unit and ground firefighters have managed to tackle the forest fires in Kuala Baram district, said Miri Fire and Rescue Department chief Supt Law Poh Kiong.

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