Only three fire incidents in March in city — Mandaue City Fire Station

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Only three fires were recorded by the Mandaue City Fire Station (MCFS) in March, which was the Fire Prevention Month. The recent fire happened about 7 a.m. today, March 31, in a commercial…

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…

Rama orders immediate release of aid for fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) to release immediately the aid for fire victims.  Three separate fires occurred over the weekend from March 5…

Cebu City hit with 2 fires; 115 individuals affected

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 03/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of approximately P13 million in properties and belongings went up in smoke when two fires struck here on Sunday afternoon, March 6. The two fire incidents burned down a total of…

Two fires hit Cebu City, 2 hours apart

Paul Lauro and Morexette Marie Erram 03/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two fire incidents broke out in Cebu City on Sunday, March 6. The first was reported in Salinas Drive, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City at past 3 p.m. on Sunday. The flames…

CCDRRMO taps frat, sorority members as emergency responders

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) launched Friday (March 4) the Barangayan, Bayanihan, Bolontarismo program together with the Cebu inter-fraternity and sorority response groups at the Plaza Independencia. The…

‘Drug dependent’ man arrested for setting house on fire in Brgy. Bulacao

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old ‘drug dependent’ man was arrested after he allegedly set on fire a house located in Cabancalan 2 in barangay Bulacao, Cebu City on Friday morning, February 18, 2022. The Cebu City…

On the hard court or in a fire scene, Cebuano Dyll Roncal gives it his all

Glendale G. Rosal 03/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Dyll Roncal is known to be a tough player on the hard court. But not many know that this small forward, who is set to play for Kiboy’s Computer Specialist (KCS)- Cebu City in the…

Afternoon fire razes 50 houses, displaces 100 families in Sambag 2

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– At least 50 houses and 1.5 million worth of properties went up in smoke when an afternoon fire hit a densely-populated area in Sitio Kawayan, Barangay Sambag 2 in Cebu City past 3 p.m.…

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…

160 families lose homes in Kalunasan fire

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 160 families or 634 individuals lost their homes in a fire that hit a residential area in Sitio Sobostiha, Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, March 17, 2020. According…

‘Firing up’ the community to prevent fires

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three generations of the Cortes family in Barangay Suba, Cebu City have witnessed and suffered losing their house in a fire.  Recently, they were among the over 2,800 individuals in Sitio Sto. Niño…

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