BFP-7 to intensify fire prevention info drive

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Never forget to unplug your appliances and gadgets before leaving your house for work.” This is the reminder of Superintendent Randy Mendaros, Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) chief, as the…

In Photos: Fire Prevention Month

Gerard Vincent Francisco 03/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Do not be alarmed if you hear sirens wailing. There is no fire alarm reported in Cebu City this Sunday morning, March 1, 2020. Sirens were sounded to attract attention as firetrucks from the…

Homeowner dies, 2 others injured in pre-dawn fire in Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 03/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A pre-dawn fire razed ten houses made of light materials in Tres de Abril, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, killing the owner of the house where the fire originated and injuring two other members…

Four fires have hit Cebu City a week into the Fire Prevention Month

Benjie B. Talisic 03/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It has been barely a week since the Fire Prevention Month kicked off with much funfare on March 1 but there are already four fire incidents in Cebu City alone. This is the…

Unsung heroes

Benjie B. Talisic 03/16/2018

FIRE PREVENTION MONTH  His mother, Gregoria, would always encourage her 13 children to pursue a better paying job with a private firm. But defying his mother’s wishes, Senior Fire Officer 4 (SFO4) Jovito Abelgas opted to follow…

BFP-7 kicks off Fire Prevention Month

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/01/2018

An advocacy walk, a simulation exercise, and a motorcade of at least 24 fire trucks of the 8 fire substations of Cebu City were among the activities held to commence the celebration of the Fire Prevention Month…

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…

122 firefighters needed in Central Visayas

Nestle L. Semilla 03/01/2017

In line with the observance of this year’s Fire Prevention Month, the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP 7) is opening 122 positions for those who want to become fire fighters. In an interview on…

House visits, drills mark annual Fire Prevention Month

Dominic D. Yasay, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla 02/28/2017

METRO Cebu residents can expect house visits from personnel of the regional Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) as part of their campaign to prevent fire outbreaks during Fire Prevention Month this March. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, regional…

Mandaue fire displaces 130 families, destroys 70 homes

Norman V. Mendoza 03/17/2015

ABOUT 130 families were displaced by a fire that destroyed 70 houses in Zones Batong and Talong in barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City at 3 p.m. yesterday. The Mandaue City Fire Station received the alarm at 3 p.m.…

Fire hits residential area in Mandaue

03/17/2015

A few hours after a fire hit Basak Pardo in Cebu City, another fire hit a residential area in Mandaue City. At least 35 houses were razed while 3 houses were partially burned according to Fire investigator…

60 houses razed in Basak Pardo fire

03/17/2015

Second Update: 4:29 p.m.   SIXTY houses were razed by a fire that hit three sitios in barangay Basak Pardo in Cebu City. The Cebu City Fire Station received the alarm at 9:45 a.m. and the fire…

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