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There are 81 fire stations across Hong Kong's 3 operational commands. Inthey responded to 35, fire calls and 20, special service calls. Careless handling or disposal of cigarette ends, matches and candles remained the major causes of fires, followed by incidents involving the preparation of food and electrical faults.
Fires claimed nine lives and injuries in Of the injured, 46 were Fire Services personnel. Special service calls cover a wide range of incidents, including traffic and industrial accidents, gas leakages, landslides, flooding, house collapses, attempts by people to jump from a height and malfunctioning lifts.
Inpeople died and 1, others were injured in such incidents. One of the dead and 16 of the injured were Fire Services personnel. The department has operational appliances and vehicles fitted with up-to-date fire-fighting and rescue equipment. A fleet of eight fireboats, including two command boats, one diving support vessel and two diving support speedboats provide fire protection and rescue services within Hong Kong Ambulance services[ edit ] A Fire Services ambulance.
The Ambulance Command operates from 38 depots with 2, uniformed staff. The services fleet consists of ambulances, four village ambulances, four mobile casualty treatment centres and 35 paramedic motorcycles.
All motorcycles and ambulances are equipped with paramedic facilities to provide paramedic care. There were cases of ambulance personnel sustaining injury whilst on active duty in Front-line firemen are also trained as first-responders to provide basic life support to casualties and patients before the arrival of an ambulance crew.
So far, first-responders are available in 81 fire stations. Communications[ edit ] The Fire Services Communication Centre FSCC is equipped with a computerised mobilising system for the efficient and effective mobilising of fire-fighting and ambulance resources for fires and emergencies.
It is linked to all fire stations, ambulance depots and fireboat stations for dispatch of resources. The FSCC, manned round the clock, also caters for receipt of complaints and enquiries of fire hazards and dangerous goods. During major incidents, it acts as a co-ordinator for government departments and public utilities.
The Third Generation Mobilising System came into operation in phases starting in the first quarter of The system's objective is to further enhance the capability and efficiency in mobilisation and communications to meet anticipated growth of emergency calls over the next decade.
Licensing and certification[ edit ] The Licensing and Certification Command enforces fire safety regulations and policies, and processes the registration of fire service installation contractors. The Policy Division deals mainly with the formulation of guidelines on fire protection matters, prosecutions, research and approval of portable fire-fighting equipment and gas cylinders.
The Dangerous Goods Division is responsible for the licensing of dangerous goods stores and vehicles, and timber stores. The Fire Service Installations Division and Ventilation Division are responsible for inspecting fire service installations and ventilating systems in buildings respectively.
Officers of the Command are seconded to the Home Affairs Department to inspect hotels, guesthouses, private clubs and bedspace apartments, and formulate fire safety requirements on these premises; whereas some are seconded to the Social Welfare Department to advise on fire protection measures in residential care homes for the elderly.
Fire safety[ edit ] The Fire Safety Command assists and advises the public on fire protection measures with the aim of enhancing their fire safety awareness. The Community Relations Division is responsible for promoting fire safety and co-ordinating with other government departments and District Fire Safety Committees in stepping up fire prevention publicity.
To promote fire safety awareness at district levels, the Division works closely with local fire stations in organising fire safety talks, seminars, exhibitions, fire drills and training of Fire Safety Ambassadors, who are volunteers from various sectors of the community to raise awareness of fire safety.
The Commercial Buildings and Premises Division enforces the Fire Safety Commercial Premises Ordinance for upgrading fire safety measures in prescribed commercial premises i. A Building Safety Loan Scheme has also been established to provide financial assistance to owners of such premises and buildings to upgrade the fire safety measures where necessary.
Pending implementation of the Fire Safety Buildings Ordinance, the Building Improvement and Support Division continues to inspect old private composite and domestic buildings with a view to enhancing fire safety and advising owners and occupiers concerned on the improved standards to be required.
The Fire Service Installation Task Force inspects fire service installations in buildings, handles complaints regarding building fire service installations and monitors the performance of registered fire service installation contractors. The Railway Development Strategy Division scrutinises fire safety strategies and processes building plans of new railway infrastructure projects.
It also carries out acceptance tests of fire service installations on completion of those projects. The Theme Park Projects Division formulates fire safety requirements for buildings and other supporting infrastructures in the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park in Penny's Bay.
It also carries out acceptance tests on fire service installations upon completion of these works.Hong Kong Fire Services Department (HKFSD，Chinese: 消防處) of the Hong Kong Government is an emergency service responsible for fire-fighting and rescue on land and sea.
It also provides an emergency ambulance service for the sick and the injured, and gives fire protection advice to the public.
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