Mufid Elban | Banten-New | Public Service | Tangerang Regency, Banten
Tangerang Regent A. Zaki Iskadar asked all community elements to start a move on fire fighting by applying early preventive measures despite life on bet in order that fire stop spraeding out.
“Fire fighters have to stay alert for 24 hours, no holidays and always ready to fight fires with motto “abstinence home before fires are put out,” Zaki said while addressing a commemoration ceremony of the regental Fire Departement’s 97th Aniversary and the Public Order Agency’s 66th aniversary.
The aniversary commemoration was jointly held at the Maulnana Yudhanegara Court in the Regental Admininstration Complex in Tigaraksa on Monday, April 18.
Zaki said all fire figthers, who have capability with special skills and public order officers have high responsibility and therefore they must be ready for 24 hours. They must have a pride.
“We hope that facility assistance in shape of fire trucks from the Jakarta Admininstration will come this year because there are many areas prone to fire on the border between Jakarta and Tangerang regency,” Zaki said, adding that the regental admininstration always allocates funds each yeare from the admininstration budget to improve fire personnel’s capacity and ability .
Meanwhile, fire agency head Agus Sunarya said fire fighters are always present to do their tasks with full responsibility and save the lives without hoping for any rewards and complement.
“Not all pople can put out big fire but they can do it. They serve the society and this is a profession that needs regular training and education. We always build acoordination and send our personnels to the central fire department,” he said.
In the mean time, head of Public Order Agency Yusuf Herawan promised that his agency would place preventive measures on top priority in implementing the tasks through persuasive and guiding mechanism so that angry face image on public order officers no longer seen.