fire drill - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fire drill


'It takes a village to sustain safety and security'

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Barangay West Crame in San Juan City holds a community wide fire drill to test the neighborhood s response to future disasters

DRILL. Responders rush to contain a simulated fire in Barangay West Crame, San Juan City. Photo by Lou Gepuela / Rappler

Japan holds live fire drills at Mt Fuji

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Around 2 400 soldiers as well as tanks field guns and helicopters are deployed at training grounds in the foothills of the country s most famous mountain 80 kilometers 50 miles west of Tokyo

Philippines hails UN sanctions vs North Korea

Mar 03, 2016 - 7:40 PM

The Philippines says it wants North Korea to undertake concrete steps toward denuclearization as Pyongyang faces its toughest UN sanctions so far

FIRING DRILL. An undated file picture released by the Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the North Korean ruling Workers Party, shows a North Korean military missile firing drill at an unknown location in North Korea. According to media reports quoting South Korea's defense ministry on March 3, 2016, North Korea has fired 'several' short-range missiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) at 10 am (0100 GMT) on March 3, 2016. Photo by Rodong Sinmun/EPA

Over 190 hurt when fire drill goes wrong in China

Sep 20, 2015 - 6:00 PM

More than 400 students at the middle school in Gansu province s Tianshui city are taking part in the combined fire and air raid drill when the artificially generated smoke surges out of control

US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-fire drill

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:39 PM

The drill is held near the border town of Pocheon about 20 kilometers 12 miles south of the demilitarized zone DMZ which splits the Korean peninsula between North and South

DRILLS. Soldiers from the US (front) and South Korea (rear) gather during a combined arms live-fire drill at the Rodriquez Multi-Purpose Range Complex in Pocheon, north of Seoul, on March 25, 2015. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

S. Korea to hold live-fire drill near disputed islets

Jun 19, 2014 - 6:55 PM

The navy plans to hold the exercise near the Seoul controlled chain of islets called Dokdo by the South and Takeshima by Japan on Friday

LIVE FIRE DRILLS. A South Korean navy vessel takes part in a drill in waters near Dokdo, South Korea's easternmost islets, apparently aimed at Japan, which claims the rocky outcroppings as its own territory. EPA

North Korea to hold sea border live-fire drill

Apr 29, 2014 - 10:11 AM

North Korea readies a live fire drill near its maritime border with South Korea

Know what to do in case of fire

Apr 15, 2014 - 7:25 PM

Being prepared for a fire at all times lessens the risk to your personal safety

S. Korea tests missile with whole North in range

Apr 04, 2014 - 11:19 AM

South Korea successfully test fires a missile that can deliver a one ton payload to any part of North Korea

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North, South Korea trade live fire over sea border

Mar 31, 2014 - 12:31 PM

UPDATED North and South Korea trade fire across their disputed maritime border

N. Korea announces live-fire drill, driving up tensions

Mar 31, 2014 - 12:18 PM

As North Korea announces a live fire drill near the disputed maritime border with the South South Korea warns of immediate retaliation should they fire across the border

Taiwan shows force in live-fire drill

Apr 17, 2013 - 11:49 AM

A cross military force involving the army navy and air force were carrying out drills aimed at preparing a defense of the strategically important islands from a surprise Chinese attack