Quick-thinking residents prevent fire from spreading in Talisay City

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Firefighters and residents in a privately owned compound in Brgy. San Isidro, Talisay City successfully prevented a fire from breaking out on Wednesday afternoon, March 30. Around P9,000 worth of personal belongings and…

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…

Cebu City volunteer firefighters lose homes to Santa Cruz fire, need help

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/03/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – They are used to helping save lives. But now, six volunteer firefighters are among those in need as their homes were burned down in a fire that hit Sitio Bugnay, Barangay Santa…

Christmas Day fire in Mandaue destroys 4 houses, displaces 30 people

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 12/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four homes were destroyed in a fire that hit a residential area in Sitio Nangka, Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City, on Christmas dawn, December 25, 2020 and displaced 30 individuals. According to Senior Fire…

Cebu City firefighters equipped to respond to fires in COVID-19 hit areas

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire department is equipped and well prepared to respond to any possible fire incidents that may hit areas with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Senior Fire Inspector…

Fire hits fastfood outlet inside downtown mall

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro and Gerard Francisco 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY — A fire broke out inside a fastfood chain outlet inside a mall in downtown Cebu City, Thursday afternoon, March 5. Firefighters from the Cebu City Fire Department received the fire alarm around 4:45 p.m.…

Fire devours 25-year-old house in Barangay Guadalupe

Benjie Talisic 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines―Firefighters tried to put out the blazing inferno but the angry flame quickly spread and devoured the 25-year old house of Ruben Yu in Barangay Guadalupe late afternoon on Tuesday, July 2. Senior Fire Officer…

Firefighters scramble to put out Buhisan fire, second fire in three hours in Cebu City

Benjie Talisic 08/04/2018

After putting out a fire in Barangay Kamputhaw three hours earlier where at least 60 houses were destroyed, Cebu City firefighters again scrambled to respond to another fire alarm – this time in Barangay Buhisan. SFO4 Jovito…

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

Inquirer 06/19/2018

AKRON, Ohio — Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse. Akron officials say Arthur Dean and Deann Eller were both placed on administrative leave on Monday while the city…

Firefighters continue to put out Gaisano Grand Mall fire

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Marc Eric Cosep 04/29/2018

The fire that hit Gaisano Grand Mall on Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City has been contained in some portions as of 7:30 p.m. on Sunday (April 29). FO3 Ruffred Amores of Lapu-Lapu City Fire Department said firefighters are…

From dusk to dawn

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/06/2018

Metro Cebu’s firefighters worked night and day to put out the fire that hit Metro Ayala Twenty-year-old firefighter Carl Omega had not slept hours as he and fellow firefighters had their hands full trying to put out…

Firefighters respond as smoke billows at store in Ayala mall

Benjie B. Talisic 01/05/2018

CEBU CITY— Eighteen fire trucks responded to the fire alarm on Friday night on the third floor of Metro Ayala inside the Ayala Center Cebu mall at the Cebu Business Park in Cebu City. According to initial…

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