Galaxy Entertainment Group and Macau Fire Services Bureau Co-organized Fire Evacuation Drill

June 10, 2013 – To enhance safety awareness and emergency readiness among its team members, Galaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”) and Macau Fire Services Bureau co-organized a fire evacuation drill at Galaxy Macau™ on Friday morning. Participated by more than 680 team members, the evacuation drill aims to ensure that the participants were familiar with the emergency evacuation procedures. Over 30 firefighters and 6 emergence vehicles also took part in the fire drill to assist in the evacuation and examine the fire safety equipments at the resort property.

The drill began with a simulated fire broke out at the primary air unit room on the lower ground floor of Galaxy Macau. After the alarms have been activated, the security department immediately informed the Fire Services Bureau of the incident; meanwhile, the participating team members put down their work to evacuate through the nearest exits in an orderly manner, following the instruction from the security department. A roll call was made as the participants gathered at a designated area outside the complex, and the security department also sent out several team members to check the affected floor to make sure everyone was out.

Over 30 firefighters, together with 6 emergency vehicles including a fire engine, rescue carriage, turntable ladder and ambulance, arrived on site to offer immediate help. They were assisted by the security police in directing the traffic outside the property. The firefighters also simulated the fire-fighting procedures at the affected area to ensure that the fire safety system at Galaxy Macau was in proper working order at all times.

Austin Kan, Vice President of the security department at Galaxy Macau expressed his great appreciation to the support from the Fire Services Bureau, as well as the prompt response from the GEG team members in the fire evacuation drill. “GEG strives to provide a safe and comfortable environment for its visiting guests and team members. In addition to installing a full range of fire safety equipment at its properties, the Group regularly organizes a variety of fire prevention activities with the Fire Services Bureau to strengthen fire safety awareness and emergency preparedness among its team members.”

To maintain a safe environment for its visiting guests and team members, all hotel rooms, gaming floors and other leisure and entertainment venues at Galaxy Macau are equipped with a comprehensive range of fire-fighting equipment such as sprinklers and smoke detectors that meet with the international standard and all applicable fire prevention regulations of Macau.