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Leader of Police Fire in HCMC: ‘People do not know where they are at home’

Apartment buildings were chosen because of the low fire rate

According to the statistics of the fire prevention and fighting agency (PCCC), in 2017, in the city more than 1,000 fire occurred. However, only 11 cases occurred in the apartment or building, the rest occurred mainly in the residential area and the land.

Condominium is inevitable

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hai, Head of Housing and Office Management, Department of Construction City, said in the last 5 years, the rate of housing development, apartment in HCMC increased twice as fast as in 2009.

At present, the city has about 1,200 apartments, accounting for 14.6% of the total housing area. However, 474 of them were built before 1975. There is no fire protection system that meets the requirements.

Apartment buildings were chosen because of the low fire rate
Apartment buildings were chosen because of the low fire rate

According to Hai, apartment development is an inevitable need for urban development. Laws on fire prevention and fighting, management and operation of apartment buildings are quite adequate, but there are many complex causes leading to the danger of unsafety in the apartment.

Specifically, through the inspection found many investors right from the basic stage to hand over the use of works have not properly implemented regulations, not even acceptance of fire prevention.

In addition, the construction does not meet the standards, the use of improper power, inadequately equipped fire prevention systems … are also frequent problems of many investors.

In addition, the management of the apartment is a direct management unit, which is responsible for regular monitoring and inspection of security systems, fire prevention, dispute issues, advanced communication. Awareness of the people … but up to 50% of the apartment is not set up management board.

According to Mr. Hai, to have a solution to ensure safety, it is necessary to strictly implement the law from selecting investors to management and operation.

Important is consciousness

Colonel Huynh Ngoc Quang, Head of Guiding Department of Fire Prevention, Fire Fighting Police. HCM, said that the risk of fire and explosion is not in the housing or apartment but the most important is the consciousness of the people and the investor.

Evidence is that in more than 1,000 fires in 2017 in HCMC. Only 11 cases occurred in the apartment or building, the rest mainly in residential areas and houses.

Colonel Quang emphasized: “Fire prevention and fighting agencies are responsible for conducting periodical inspections, specialized inspections, and most importantly the sense of responsibility of the investor and the people, Those who directly use daily, operate the apartment.

“For condominiums, if they comply with the rules, whether in the basement or anywhere, the treatment is very quick and does not have serious consequences. It also burns, “Quang added.

Mr. Nguyen Hong Hai, Deputy General Director of Okamuara Sanyo Real Estate Management Company (Japan), said basically, the fire protection system in the apartment buildings in Vietnam is not different from Japan.

However, the company has not been able to completely apply Japanese management to the projects in Vietnam due to the consciousness, the relationship between the owner and management has not been transferred harmoniously.

“The awareness of the people is also a decisive factor for the safety of the project.” The fire in the Carina apartment recently can be said to be a wake-up call, greatly affecting the level of self-consciousness of residents in the apartment, “said Mr.Hai.

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