Consolacion, Cebu factory fire destroys P17.5M worth of property

Futch Anthony Inso 05/16/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–The Consolacion Fire Station estimated P17.5 million worth of damage in the fire that razed a factory in Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion town on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. According to FO2 Jaypee Ango, investigator of the…

Cebuano lawmaker pushes for BFP firefighting choppers

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/24/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Deputy Speaker and Cebuano congressman Duke Frasco has called on the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to incorporate funds for helicopters in their upcoming 2025 budget to enhance their firefighting capabilities. Frasco said on…

FACES OF CEBU: Maribeth Mall Ababon, 35, woman firefighter

Emmariel Ares 03/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Womanhood does not set a boundary on what you can do to be of service to society. Over the years, this sentence has been proven to be true as women have found their…

Cigarettes blamed for causing most of 3,044 fires in 2024 – BFP

Jean Mangaluz 03/02/2024

MANILA, Philippines — As many as 3,044 fire incidents have been recorded in 2024 so far with cigarettes blamed for most of the blaze. This was according to Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) spokesperson Annalee Atienza on…

BFP-Mandaue reminds public to be fire-conscious

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/01/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Fire Protection in Mandaue City (BFP-Mandaue) is reminding residents to be fire-conscious during the opening of Fire Prevention Month in the city on Friday, March 1. BFP-Mandaue Fire Marshal Chief…

Two fires hit Metro Cebu in one day

Futch Anthony Inso 01/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two fires broke out in the neighboring cities of Cebu and Mandaue on the second day of 2024. One was reported injured while it caused damages amounting to P650,000, the Bureau of Fire…

Blaze razes 8 houses in Lapu-Lapu City, displaces 12 families

Futch Anthony Inso 12/05/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A blaze engulfed eight houses in Sitio Kagudoy, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City at 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, resulting in an estimated damage of P240,000. Initial investigations by Lapu-Lapu City Bureau…

Unattended candles cause fire that kills two kids in Carmen, Cebu

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 10/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two kids aged 8 and 5 died when a fire broke out inside their house because of candles left unattended in Carmen town, northern Cebu on Monday evening, October 30, 2023. The two…

BFP personnel assist voters in Mandaue poll center

Doris C. Bongcac 10/30/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel in Mandaue City have already provided assistance to at least four individuals who were having difficulties in reaching their assigned precincts at the Mandaue City Central School,…

2 fire incidents in Brgy. Tejero on Sept. 10

Paul Lauro 09/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—(UPDATED, 7:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 11) Two fires broke out in Barangay Tejero here on Sunday, September 10, 2023. The first fire hit a residential area in U. Alviola Street, Sitio Back Blessed,  Brgy. Tejero, on Sunday…

IN PHOTOS: Toledo City fire aftermath

Paul Lauro 07/20/2023

CEBU, Philippines—A fire burned down a house of an elderly couple in Sitio Upper Grotto in Poblacion, Toledo City, Cebu on Wednesday afternoon, July 19, 2023. The fire was reported at around 4:19 p.m. and was declared…

BFP drug test conducted in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 06/29/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A massive drug test involving 114 personnel from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Lapu-Lapu City was conducted on Thursday, June 29, 2023. The drug test was initiated by the City of…

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