P2.7 million lost in Punta Princesa fire

Wenilyn B. Sabalo and Paul Lauro 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Properties worth P2.7 million went up in smoke when a fire hit a residential area in Victor Village in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, early Thursday evening, June 2, 2022, fire authorities…

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…

Fire causes P59.5M in damage in Cebu City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Around P59 million worth of property was damaged in a fire in downtown Cebu City on Friday morning, April 8, 2022 The Cebu City Fire Office pegged the estimated cost of damage at P59.5…

CCFO shows off disaster preparedness on high rise buildings

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) held a simulation exercise on disaster preparedness on a high rise building  on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.  Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information officer of…

How a female teacher became a firefighter in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It must have been fate. That was one way to describe how Fire Officer 2 (FO2) Novie Dagcuta found herself in the male-dominated business of putting out fires and saving lives. Dagcuta, 32,…

Fire Prevention Month: Firefighters level up camaraderie for better service

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In this Fire Prevention Month, firefighters also level up their sense of camaraderie to each other. Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information officer of the Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO), said…

Fire hits store in Ermita in Cebu City; 1 injured

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One individual was confirmed to be injured in a fire that hit a store in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Saturday afternoon March 5, 2022. Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Fulbert Navarro said that…

Cebu City Fire Office reminds residents:  Clear roads from obstruction 

Jewil Anne Tabiolo 03/01/2022

Cebu City, Philippines—Two months after the onslaught of Odette, the Cebu City Fire Office continues to encourage residents to report dangling wires and toppled posts that may obstruct roadways here. Senior Fire Officer (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information…

Cebuanos told: Fire prevention is a shared responsibility

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos must level up their sense of involvement in preventing fire occurrences. This is the main message of this year’s Fire Prevention Month celebration which aims to remind the public that fire prevention…

BFP-7: Cebu province, Cebu City top CV areas with high fire incidents in 2021

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As they supposedly would want to at least celebrate Christmas Day even after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette, around 300 residents of Sitio Mansanitas in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City, were with no clothes and…

‘Millions’ in properties feared lost in Mabolo mall fire

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 01/28/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— ‘Millions’ worth of properties went up in smoke when an afternoon fire struck a mall located in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City, on Friday, January 28, 2022. Senior Fire Officer (SFO1) Wendell Villanueva, information…

Fire in Kamputhaw burns down P108k in belongings

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Properties worth up to P108,000 were burned down when a fire broke out in a residential area in Brgy. Kamputhaw here on Wednesday noon, January 19. The fire damaged a total of three…

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