BFP awards ‘Modern Day’ heroes

Intern 06/02/2018

At least 380 fire personnel and 30 organizations of fire volunteers from all over the region were recognized by the Bureau of Fire and Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) during its awarding ceremony held at Parklane International…

BFP-7 to prepare PWDs in case of fire

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/28/2018

The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) is planning to create a program to extend its Information Education Campaign (IEC) to persons with disabilities (PWDs). Fire Chief Insp. Noel Nelson Ababon, Cebu City fire marshall,…

122 vacancies at BFP

Doris C. Bongcac 02/27/2018

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) in Central Visayas has opened its recruitment process to fill up the 122 new Fire Officer I (FO1) vacancies in the region. BFP-7 Assistant Regional Director for operations Supt. Ronaldo Orbeta…

City dads ask OBO, BFP to inspection commercial establishments

Nestle L. Semilla 01/23/2018

The Cebu City Council passed on Tuesday a resolution by Councilor Jerry Guardo calling for a mandatory inspection of all commercial establishments in the city. The approved resolution directs the Office of the Building Officials (OBO) and…

BFP urged: Audit old buildings with outdated fire prevention systems

Inna Gian Mejia 01/11/2018

BARUG Team Rama councilors plan to pass legislation requesting the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to audit and inspect old buildings in Cebu City with outdated and busted fire prevention systems. In a press conference yesterday, the…

BFP asked to intensify building inspections

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 01/10/2018

The Cebu City Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) will intensify its inspections of establishments in the city to ensure compliance with safety standards. This comes at the heels of the fire that hit Metro Ayala last week.…

BFP probes claims illegal drugs caused Barangay Calamba fire

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/30/2017

1,158 VICTIMS, 223 HOUSES Fire investigators are looking at arson as the cause of Wednesday’s early morning fire that gutted 223 houses and left 286 families homeless in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City. Reports reaching them claimed that…

13 towns in Cebu, 15 in Bohol don’t have fire stations

Agnes Alpuerto 07/06/2017

  ABOUT 13 towns in Cebu don’t have their own fire stations, the regional Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said Thursday. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, BFP Regional Director, said the towns of Tabogon, Borbon, Badian, Alegria and…

BFP chief warns errant personnel on dismissal, sanctions

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/27/2017

FIREFIGHTERS engaged in illegal activities like drugs will face sanctions and dismissal from service if proven guilty of the charges. Senior Fire Supt. Samuel Tadeo, regional director of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), said this in…

Faulty eletrical wiring common cause of school fires — BFP

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/28/2017

With the opening of classes in public schools next week, the Bureau of Fire Protection is reminding school officials and teachers to check their electrical connections to prevent fires from breaking out this school year. Senior Superintendent…

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