Get A Fire Extinguisher For Your Car - JBPM

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KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Vehicle owners have been advised to make fire extinguishers as a compulsory accessory in the car.

Terengganu Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Operations assistant director Khir Amir Ahmad said many were still not aware that the equipment is a crucial facility which could greatly reduce vehicle damage in car fire.

"They rather put expensive accessories in their cars compared to a fire extinguisher which costs only RM60 per kilogramme.

"When a fire breaks out in a car, the quickest and most effective tool is the fire extinguisher before the fire engine arrives," he told reporters after a Fire Prevention Programme in conjunction with the Chinese New Year at a local hypermarket here, today.

Khir Amir said fire can spread very fast in just five to six seconds and if a fire extinguisher is available, damage to the car would be severely reduced.....
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