15 fires destroy P17.5 million worth of properties in December in Cebu City — CCFS

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 15 fires were logged in December 2022 in Cebu City that destroyed an estimated P17.5 million worth of properties. This is based on the records from the Cebu City Fire…

Cebu City fires gobble up record P500M worth of properties in 2022

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office recorded half a billion worth of lost properties from several fires that hit the city from January to December 4, 2022. This is the highest amount of damage…

CCFO: Unattended lighted candle caused the fire in Budlaan

Paul Lauro 12/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Phiippines — An unattended lighted candle is believed to be the cause of the fire that razed a house in Sitio Baugo, Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City at past 11 a.m. today, Dec. 3. Fire Officer…

11 fires reported in Cebu City in less than two weeks – CCFS

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —At least 11 fires were reported in Cebu City in less than two weeks or from Nov. 1 to 10, 2022, causing P6.1 million in damage to properties. Senior Fire Officer (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva,…

Two fires hit Cebu City in 5 hours: 56 houses destroyed; P2.7M worth of property lost; 216 individuals displaced

Paul Lauro 11/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two fires in a span of five hours in Cebu City destroyed 56 houses and displaced 216 individuals in the late evening of Nov. 5 and early morning of Nov. 6 in Barangays Kalunasan…

CCFO to Cebu city gov’t: Have designated area where firecrackers can be sold

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) will recommend to the Cebu City government to have a designated area where suppliers and sellers, who are allowed to sell firecrackers in the city, can display…

Kalag-Kalag 2022: Dos and Don’ts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A few days from now, most Cebuanos like most Filipinos will surely go to cemeteries to visit relatives or family members, who have passed on. This is practiced yearly and is a tradition…

CCFO: 18 fires in Sept. destroy P10.8M worth of properties

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were more damage but fewer fires this September in Cebu City as compared to August this year. Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information officer of the Cebu City Fire Office…

Arson complaint readied against several individuals linked to Punta fire – CCFO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) is set to file formal complaints of arson against individuals allegedly behind the Barangay Punta Princesa fire possibly this week. Senior Fire Officer (SFO1) Wendell Villanueva, CCFO…

Hope remains amid the ruins left by Punta fire 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They might go back to nothing after the fire hit their houses but their hopes for recovery remains.  Some residents have assured themselves that they will start from scratch again in building what…

Ermita fire razes 25 houses, displaces 150 individuals

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An afternoon fire razed 25 houses and displaced at least 150 individuals today, June 6, in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City. Senior Fire Officer 1 (SFO1) Riza Julve, fire investigator, estimated the…

Polling centers in Cebu City have adequate fire protection equipment — CCFO

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) has assured that the polling centers in the city have adequate fire protection equipment. Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information officer of the Cebu City…

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