NCCE, Fire Service train pupils on fire safety

The Ketu North Municipal Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has collaborated with the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to educate some Basic School Pupils on fire safety.

This was during an excursion organised by the NCCE for the pupils to the Ketu North Municipal Fire Station at Penyi, Ms Juliet Enam Obiri, NCCE Ketu North Civic Education Officer, said in a press release.

She said the firefighters took the pupils through theoretical knowledge and practical training on how to detect, prevent, and put out fires with safety equipment.

She said the Ketu North Municipal Commander of GNFS, ADO1 Bright Kugblenu, also took the pupils through the mandate and functions of the Service and advised them against making prank calls to the Service.

‘In case of a fire outbreak, do not panic, take your time and give accurate directions for help,’ he said.

The Municipal Director of NCCE, Mr. Prosper Afealete, commended officers of the Ghana National Fire Service for their dedication.

Pupils fr
om Penyi Anglican JHS, Penyi A.M.E Zion No2 JHS and Cry To The Bride Mission School- Penyi participated in the Fire Safety and Civic Education engagements.

Source: Ghana News Agency