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 to inspect Carbon Market stalls for fire hazards

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City will be inspecting the wirings of all stalls in the Carbon Market for possible fire hazards. This was the result of their initial inspection…

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…

Residents urged: Be vigilant of fires during holidays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City is urging the public to be extra vigilant this long weekend especially since many people may be going home to their hometowns. This means…

COVID-19 survivors from BFP-Cebu City donate plasma

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Eight personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City who recently recovered from the coronavirus disease have decided to share their plasma to those who continue to suffer from the…

Evening fire destroys 15 houses in Duljo-Fatima

Gerard Francisco and Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An evening fire destroyed 15 houses in Sitio Buli in Barangay Duljo-Fatima in Cebu City on Friday, February 28, 2020. Senior Fire Officer 2 Marisa Cariño, Bureau of Fire Protection chief in charge…

IN PHOTOS: Barangay Luz Fire: The morning after

Gerard Francisco 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the most beautiful night in Cebu was happening, and Binibining San Fernando Beatrice Gomez was crowned as Binibining Cebu 2020, a barangay was fighting to save what could be salvaged from a…

BFP-7 to public: Having a clean house can prevent fires from happening

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four days down from the 366 days of this year and the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas has already responded to its first two major fire incidents in Cebu City. The…

Labella: Cebu City all set for All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On the same day that the police forces in Cebu province and city confirmed that they are on heightened alert status, Mayor Edgardo Labella also announced that all stakeholders of the city are…

Mambaling fire destroys 70 houses, displaces over 400 persons

Delta Derycka C. Letigio and Paul Lauro 09/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The fire that razed 70 houses to the ground in Sitio Wangyu and Sitio Alaska, Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City on Wednesday, September 18, was most likely caused by faulty electrical wiring. In the…

Early morning fire burns down house in Banilad

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 09/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A fire razed a house at the Santo Niño Village in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City at past midnight on Monday, September 16, 2019. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City received the alarm…

Suspended Mayor Chiong: ‘I was only fair’

Rosalie Abatayo 09/05/2019

NAGA CITY, CEBU — “I did not step on anyone’s rights.” This was the firm stand of suspended Naga City Mayor Valdemar Chiong as he took the city’s 12th Charter Day celebration as an avenue to explain…

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