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…

Minor fire hits lechon house in Banilad

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Owners of a lechon house located along Governor M. Cuenco in Barangay Banilad heaved a sigh of relief when the fire that started at their roasting station around 6:31 p.m. on Tuesday, September…

Breaking: Fire alarm raised in Barangay Banilad

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/03/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines ⁠— Personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City are currently responding to a fire alarm near Helen’s Lechon located along Governor Cuenco Avenue in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City. BFP…

Fire prevention tips shared amid August 11 piggery fire in Lapu-Lapu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Let the experts check and install the electrical wirings of your house or establishment to avoid short circuits that might cause a fire.” This is one of the fire prevention tips shared by…

Midnight fire razes 3 houses, bunkhouse, garage in Barangay Quiot

Benjie Talisic 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A midnight fire burned down three houses, a bunkhouse for workers and a garage for jeepneys and construction equipment in Sitio Bogo, Barangay Quiot on Thursday, June 13. Damage caused by the blaze was estimated…

More than 50 houses razed by fire in Calamba, Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic, Chris Ligan, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/30/2017

MORE THAN 50 houses were destroyed by fire at Sitio Almacen, Barangay Calamba in Cebu City, early morning on Wednesday, August 30. The fire alarm was received by the Bureau of Fire Protection in Cebu City at…

More than 1K fire victims staying in gym

Intern 07/25/2017

About 1,355 residents of Sitios Mahayahay 1 and 2 in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City are temporarily sheltered at the barangay gym after Monday afternoon’s fire destroyed their homes. Calamba Barangay Chairperson Ma. Yvonne Feliciano declared a state…

Fire destroys 150 houses in Mandaue; losses reach P1.5 M

Morexette B. Erram 07/24/2017

ABOUT 150 houses in Sitios Back-Matimco and Lower Malibu in Mandaue City were burned down at past 4 pm Monday. Regional Director Samuel Tadeo of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) pegged the loss of homes and…

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…

Mandaue officials call: No ’crackers, use horns

Norman V. Mendoza 12/28/2016

Acting Mandaue City Mayor Carlo Fortuna, together with the members of the local police and the Bureau of Fire Protection, encouraged the public to use horns as he also warned them of the city’s ordinance on the…

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