Metro Ayala blaze manifests BFP’s weakness

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/11/2018

I am one of those who appreciate our firefighters who exerted efforts to put out the fire at the Metro Department Store in Ayala Center Cebu last week. I fully agree that every ordinary firefighter who participated…

Boy dies in blaze

Norman V. Mendoza 01/08/2018

  DESPITE losing his father to jail due to illegal drugs, nine-year-old James Sorbella always dreamed of becoming a police officer.   He still believed in his dream even as firefighters found him dead clutching a Bible…

Wildfires now 100 miles wide

AP 10/15/2017

SONOMA, California, United States — The California wildfires raced toward wineries and the historic town of Sonoma on Saturday, chasing hundreds more people from their homes and threatening to roll back firefighters’ modest gains against the cluster…

FIRE HITS DENR

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 03/13/2017

Investigators not ruling out arson after loss of documents It was something they didn’t expect to happen. Various documents of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) went up in smoke in an…

Fire damages P70,000 worth of properties in Sambag I

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/23/2017

A fire damaged three structures along Alcantara Street in Barangay Sambag I, Cebu City past 2 p.m. on Thursday. No one was injured. Senior Fire Officer 1 Ariel Balahadya said the fire started in one of the…

Boy cited for saving baby in Suba fire

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores 11/14/2016

The 17-year-old boy who earned praise for rescuing a month-old baby from their burning house in Sitio Taguntongan, Barangay Suba, Cebu City last October 25 was awarded yesterday morning by the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central…