Fire Services Department

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Fire Services Department

The history of the Hong Kong Service began in the Government dated May 9th, 1868. May became the first Superintendent of the Brigade. At the time, the Fire was part of the police force. It had a strength of 62 with a supplement of 100 volunteers.

The fire department expanded to 140 during the 1920’s. During the Occupation during the World War II. the disbanded. The two fire engines exported to Tokyo to become of the Imperial Palace Fire It was only returned after the Unlike Canada. UK and some Hong Kong’s ambulance is tied directly with the Department. At that time all ambulance service was provided by the Service while non-emergency was by the Medical Corps.

In 1953. this policy was and all Medical Corps vehicles and were transferred to the Fire Thus, leading to the creation to the Ambulance Command. Over the 50 years it has grown to accommodate 30 depots, 240 ambulances, 35 motocycles and uniformed staff.

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Fire-fighting, rescue and other services are undertaken by the three commands #65293; Hong (including marine and off-shore Kowloon and the New Territories. There are 75 stations across Hong 3 operational commands. In 2004, responded to 35,092 fire and 20,059 special service Careless handling or disposal of ends, matches and candles the major causes of fires, by incidents involving the preparation of and electrical faults. Fires nine lives and 451 injuries in Of the injured, 46 were Fire personnel. Special service cover a wide range of including traffic and industrial gas leakages, landslides, flooding, collapses, attempts by people to from a height and malfunctioning In 2004, 717 people died and others were injured in incidents. One of the … and 16 of the injured Fire

Services personnel. The department has 835 appliances and vehicles fitted up-to-date fire-fighting and rescue The first-line appliances, basically major pumps, hydraulic light rescue units and ladders/snorkels, are supported where by other special appliances/equipment. A of eight fireboats, including two boats, one diving support and two diving support speedboats fire protection and rescue within Hong Kong

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