Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin says she is also considering a commission for the appointment of firemen
Task force says lack of awareness on 'low head dam’ led to drowning in disused mining pool.
Ministry official says the proposal is aimed at improving the skills of firefighters and for children to learn swimming.
There is a surge in the number of candidates, but only a small number of them can be trained to become Malaysia's unsung heroes.
SSPN savings accounts opened for children's higher education needs.
Incident happened at mining pond in Taman Putra Perdana, Puchong.
Firemen say it may take a week to completely extinguish the embers in the dozens of sawdust pits there.
Firemen fail to open the car and are forced to break a window to rescue the boy who was crying.
Father says car suddenly locked from inside when he got out to lock the gates of his house.
The nine-year-old was left alone at home to fend for himself.
The sick man, who weighed a whopping 250kg, had to be taken to the hospital using a five-tonne lorry.
Rack containing highly combustible chemicals like phosphorous and lithium collapses in school lab.
Firemen rescue two people inside who were badly hurt in the incident in Jalan Universiti, Petaling Jaya.
Exceptions are made when lives are in danger especially in their line of duty says fireman.