The Federal Fire Service has unveiled a new firefighting equipment Advanced Fire Fighting Technology, AFT, to help in combating fire incidences across the country.
At the event in Abuja, the Controller General of the Service, Dr. Liman Alhaji, said the new equipment would complement the heavy trucks used for fire fighting.
Dr. Liman explained that the new equipment would be used in places where the heavy trucks could not be accessed.
The Controller General explained that the Agency had deployed some fire fighting equipment to some states in the country.
Dr. Liman also appealed to youths to desist from assaulting the personnel of the fire service anytime they are on distress call.
He attributed some of its challenges to the bad roads, network failure and the attitude of some motorists who refuse to give way for fire personnel on distress calls.