Cebu City Police to help BFP-7 in fire-prevention campaign

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be helping the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) in its fire-prevention campaign. Police Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of CCPO, said…

A firefighter’s mission: Save lives, protect properties

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — He worked for almost 20 hours while he helped others like him put out the fire that burned a paint warehouse in Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City on February 11, 2021. Fire Officer 1…

BFP-7 goes digital, urges public to be preventive not only responsive

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bureau of Fire Protection Region 7 welcomes March 2021 with a theme, ‘Sa Pag-iwas sa Sunog, Hindi ka Nag-iisa’, to encourage everyone to take part not only in responding but also in preventing…

BFP Cebu City pushing for Guba fire station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection in Cebu City (BFP Cebu City) is pushing for a fire station in Barangay Guba, a strategic place for faster response to all other mountain barangays. BFP Cebu…

Search for the infected: Firemen also tapped

Nestor Corrales 07/18/2020

Even firemen will be part of the action. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Friday ordered the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to join the Philippine National Police in assisting health workers in the transfer of COVID-19 patients…

Frasco to BFP, PNP: Probe Tuesday night fire

Doris C. Bongcac 05/27/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco has ordered an investigation on the fire incident which damaged two establishments in Barangay Poblacion, Tuesday night. A post on the town’s official Facebook page said that Frasco has…

Bureau of Fire Protection launches Fire Prevention Month

PR 03/04/2020

By virtue of Proclamation No. 115-A, signed by then President Ferdinand E. Marcos, and Proclamation No. 360 in 1986, the month of March was declared as “Fire Prevention Month” or “Burn Prevention Month.” The fire prevention month…

Cases mulled vs fire investigators, who said Frasco’s truck caught fire by ‘accident’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has asked the Provincial Legal Office (PLO) to look into possible charges that may be filed against the fire investigators in the Bureau of Fire Protection in San Francisco town,…

Duke Frasco says there are ‘glaring loopholes in fire investigator’s report’

Rosalie Abatayo 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Cebu Fifth District representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco has called on the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) of San Francisco, Camotes to ensure integrity in their report investigation. Frasco questioned the findings of Fire…

Friday night fire displaces 62 families in Brgy Basak San Nicolas

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has listed 62 families consisting of 256 individuals as among those who were displaced after the Friday evening, November 1, 2019, fire burned homes in Sitio Lusimba in Barangay…

Fire burns Talisay City house used as butane refilling station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2019

TALISAY CITY, Cebu — A house said to be used as a butane refilling station caught fire shortly after noontime today, September 24, in Sitio Kimba, Barangay San Roque in Talisay City. Four men were seen leaving…

Mandaue City fire burns used tires dumped in vacant lot

Alven Marie Timtim 09/22/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu -A Sunday morning fire burned used tires that were dumped in a vacant lot in Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City. Fire Officer 1 Dominic Lastimoso of the Mandaue City Fire Department said they managed to…

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