Cebu City cops remind public about risks of illegally buying, selling firecrackers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t buy or sell firecrackers illegally or you might spend the New Year in jail.” Police Captain Alvin Llamedo, Carbon Police Station chief, gave this advise to the public amid the raid on…

Public reminded: Firecrackers bad for pets

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 12/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines – An animal welfare group and an environmental advocacy organization have warned the public against the use of firecrackers, as it poses several dangers for pets because they have a heightened sense of hearing. According…

No firecracker casualty in Negros Oriental on week leading to Christmas Day

Florence Baesa 12/26/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — No one was hurt by firecracker explosion in Negros Oriental from December 19 to December 25, Christmas Day. “Siguro nakarealize na sila sa danger sa effects sa paputok kung madisgrasya,” said…

Injuries due to firecrackers during celebration of Christmas drops

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Five persons were reported to be injured due to firecrackers during the celebration of Christmas 2019 in Central Visayas. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) recorded five incidents of firecracker injuries in cities…

CCPO: ‘Generally peaceful’ Christmas celebration in Cebu

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — There was a threat of disorder and damage as Cebu Cebu City was placed under storm signal number 2 on Christmas Eve, December 24. Despite the presence Typhoon Ursula, which resulted to a…

De Leon to LGUs: Prevent firecracker injuries, road accidents during holidays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, is encouraging the local government units (LGU) to implement measures to prevent firecracker injuries and road accidents in their…

Tumulak to vendors: Firecrackers can only be sold at the SRP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Firecrackers can only be sold at the South Road Properties (SRP) and accredited shops. This was the reminder of Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the chairman of the City Council’s committee on disaster…

CCPO arrests 26 for selling firecrackers outside designated area

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Around P150,000 worth of firecrackers were confiscated by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) last Monday, December 31.  CCPO director Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, said these firecrackers were found being sold outside Cebu…

Stabbings, firecracker injuries greet New Year in Mandaue

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, PHILIPPINES—Two stabbing incidents, a case of malicious mischief, and firecracker injuries welcomed the New Year in Mandaue City. Despite these incidents, Police Inspector Mercy Villaro, Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) public information officer, told…

25 illegal firecracker sellers caught in Cebu City on the run-up to the New Year 2019

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/01/2019

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) arrested at least 25 illegal sellers of firecrackers from all over the city from December 31, 2018 until the New Year of 2019. According to Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, CCPO director,…

DOH: Save your fingers, avoid firecrackers

Nestle L. Semilla and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/28/2018

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will intensify its drive against the sale of illegal firecrackers as the New Year celebration draws near. Senior Supt. Royina Garma, the CCPO director, issued a stern warning to the public…

98 vendors start selling firecrackers in Lapu-Lapu’s designated area

Norman V. Mendoza 12/19/2018

The 98 vendors, who have been allowed by the Lapu-Lapu City government to sell firecrackers in a designated area in three barangays, have already started displaying firecrackers there. The vendors, who had secured permits to sell firecrackers…

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