Lawas Bomba saves two women stranded by floods
Lawas Bomba personnel using a boat to transfer the flood victims to the main road after they had become trapped in their car during a flood at Kampung Siang-Siang, Lawas, last night. LAWAS: The quick actions of the Lawas Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) has saved two women who were trapped in their car due to floods, at Kampung Siang-Siang, Trusan Lawas, last night. Lawas Bomba Chief , Zaki Husin said the victims were moved out to safety at 8.48pm from the one-metre deep flood water that had caused their car to stall “Firefighters brought the victims out of the main road by boat,” he said when contacted a while ago. He said the six firefighters rushed to scene some 13 kilometers away, in a vehicles with a boat for the special humanitarian operation. At around 6.40 pm yesterday, Bomba personnel led by Senior officer II Mohd Ikhwan also monitored the flood situation in the nearby Kampung Batu Mulong Lawas. “Upon arrival, we found that there is no more flood as the flood water had completely receded,” adding that Bomba came to conduct the inspection upon receiving information from the villagers on the flood affecting their areas. Lbg-bp131118-cbs-lawasFlooding p1: Bomba personnel using boat transferring the victims after they were trapped in their car in a flood at Kampung Siang-Siang, Lawas last night Lbg-bp131118-cbs-lawasFlooding p2: Bomba personnel monitoring the flood situation at Kampung Batu Mulong, Lawas [...]
Limbang Bomba saves the day for motorists from oil spill
The Brunei registered vehicle skidded to the ditch when plying along the slippery road due to oil spills early this morning. LIMBANG: Quick action by the Limbang Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) has prevented many motorists from becoming victims of an oil spill at the Batu Danau road early today. Bomba Limbang chief, Tawang Lingem said only a Brunei-registered car skidded to the drain when plying along the 300-metre slippery road. “However all the victims in the car were safe. “As soon as we received a report at 7.19am, our personnel rushed to the scene, some 31 kilometres from the town centre, to spread sand along the affected road and the operation was terminated at 9.15am,” he told the media today. He added four firemen led by Senior Fire Officer Zakaria Matnor in two fire engines were involved in the operation to clear the oil spill that affected only half of the Batu Danau main road. [...]
England form and Pickford saves made the difference – Sweden's coach
SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden made very few mistakes but came up against a better team on the day and a superb goalkeeper in England's Jordan Pickford to miss out on their first World Cup semi-final since 1994, coach Janne Andersson said on Saturday. [...]