He added: The campaign will hold a number of awareness activities at a number of places, includes colleges, universities and malls where KFSD members will share guidelines and precautions regarding fire extinguishers, types of fires, smoke alarms, gas cylinders, gas leaks, fire evacuation, dealing with different emergencies and the importance of calling Emergency Number 112 when needed.
Colonel Khalil Al-Ameer, director of public relations and media, KFSD said: "In an effort to avoid different hazards and potential incidents at home and other various places, Safe Campaign has been launched to embody the strategic objectives KFSD is aiming to achieve throughout Kuwait by having such a partnership with Equate.
KFSD Director of Al-Ahmadi Governorate Fire Department Colonel Tareq Al-Munayes said, Development, progress and adopting latest advances are a must at all times, especially when relevant to protecting and saving lives, as well as preserving property from damage, which constitute the core work of KFSD that always seeks to fulfill its national role.
On his part, KFSD Director of Public Relations & Media Colonel Khalil Al-Ameer said, Achieving what serves the benefit and safety of the community as a whole is the cornerstone of KFSD which always aspires to realize the best of results in terms of planning, follow-up, prevention and firefighting.
EQUATE Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Leader Mohammad Al-Shamary said, Due to safety having several personal and professional dimensions, such a partnership between KFSD
and EQUATE holds utmost importance to ensure overall safety at home, work, when driving vehicles and other places, including ACK that has our heartfelt appreciation for holding this activity.
The deal is also for replacing worn water and foam hoses in order to raise the efficiency of KFSD
centres as the fire authority prepares to open up new branches across the country, he added.
On his part, KFSD Deputy Director Brigadier Khaled Al-Terkait said that the fire department was keen on support efforts to protect the environment.
The campaign's goals are parallel with the KFSD ambitions to keep Kuwait clean and pollution free, said the official.