BFP urged: Audit old buildings with outdated fire prevention systems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to pass legislation requesting the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to audit and inspect old buildings in Cebu City with outdated and busted fire prevention systems.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…

COA tells BFP: Better to replace than repair old firetrucks

Inquirer.net 05/28/2017

It would be more economical for the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to replace its aging firetruck and emergency service vehicles instead of spending P45.69 million for their repair, according to the Commission on Audit (COA). The…

BFP-7 chief probes fire officer’s role in applicants’ fake OMA waiver issue

Nestle L. Semilla 05/14/2017

THE Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) is looking into allegations of extortion from applicants allegedly done by a senior fire officer and a former staff member of the Office of Muslim Affairs (OMA). Senior…

‘Nanguwarta ang taga BFP-7 sa mga aplikante?’

Lloyd Suarez 04/09/2017

Kinahanglang imbestigahon sa kadagkoan sa Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) ang pasangil nga dunay mga aplikante pagka bombero nga biktma sa scam. Sumala pa, tag 13 mil pesos ngadto sa 25 mil pesos matag ulo sa 130…

BFP looking for lots for fire station building

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 03/01/2017

As part of their long-term solutions to prevent fire incidents, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) is asking the local chief executives in Central Visayas to donate a lot to be used in the construction of a…

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