According to the plan of ensuring fire-fighting of PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV OIL), in the afternoon of September 12th 2012, Police Department of Fire-fighting and Rescuing-Police of Nam Dinh Province, PV OIL Nam Dinh Company and PV GAS Nam Dinh Limited Company co-organized the rehearsal of combined fire-fighting plans at the warehouse of transferring Nam Dinh oil products in Tan Thanh Commune, Vu Ban District, Nam Dinh Province.
To respond “Fire-fighting Day” on October 4th, the main purpose of the rehearsal was to raise the awareness in fire protection of fire force bases, warehouse management and operation units; to understand the coordinating process and implementation in fire treatment; to know how to proficiently use fighting equipments; to escape when there is a fire incident.
The supposed situation was in work shift, tank M1 started to fire. As soon as detecting the fire, Head of Warehouse informed the professional fire force at number 141, meanwhile, he mobilized the site force of nearly 40 persons to execute fire fighting but the fire was spread out and over the control of the site force.
A few minutes later, the fire force mobilized three fire fighting engines with 30 fire-fighters to the site. By the time, the fire was larger. The reconnaissance team reported the situation and started to implement fire treatment.
Other teams conducted to flush water to extinguish the fire and avoid spreading fire. After 10 minutes, the fire was completely extinguished.
Photos of the rehearsal: