MCPO reports 2 firecracker-related injuries during the New Year

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/02/2021

OLANGO ISLAND, Philippines – The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) has confiscated firecrackers worth P13,400 during the New Year. The confiscated items included a Judas Belt and 40 pieces of Goodbye Philippines. Last year the MCPO also…

Firecracker-related injuries: 7 in Central Visayas, 2 in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The firecracker-related injuries recorded in Central Visayas and in Cebu City during New Year’s celebration is slightly higher compared to that of the Christmas celebrations a week earlier. Based on the records of…

DOH-7 notes ‘slight increase’ in firecracker injuries amid pandemic

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that resulted in the implementation of wide-scale quarantine restrictions, the regional health office in Central Visayas recorded a slight increase in the number of firecracker-related injuries.…

4 injured as Negros Oriental welcomes new year

Florence Baesa 01/02/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — The new year ushered in peacefully in Negros Oriental province as authorities recorded four firecracker-related injuries and zero deaths from stray bullets. Last year, January 1, 2019, there were two firecracker-related injuries…

Police record 8 firecracker injuries in Cebu City as new year ushers in

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five of the eight recorded cases of blast-related burn injuries in Cebu City involved minors who used prohibited firecrackers such as “piccolo” and watusi. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, officer-in-charge of the Cebu City…

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