Posts Tagged BFP

BFP forms special investigation team to probe ‘Boracay 27’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 18, 2020

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has formed a special investigation team to probe on the so-called ‘Boracay 27’ or the BFP personnel who breached quarantine protocols in Boracay. BFP...

DILG wants firearms for firefighters issued this year

Robie de Guzman   •   February 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is looking to arm 29,286 firefighters of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) this year in line with...

BFP records zero firecracker-related fires in 2020 revelry

Maris Federez   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has recorded a zero firecracker-related fire in the country during the New Year revelry. This is contrary to the period December...

Fire reduces around 100 houses in Quezon City to ashes

Maris Federez   •   January 1, 2020

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Around 100 houses were reduced to ashes as fire razed Barangay Vasra in Quezon City an hour before the turning of the new year. The Bureau...

Firecracker-related injuries reach 19 —DOH

Maris Federez   •   December 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) reminds the public anew of preventing firecracker-related injuries as the number of victims of firecracker lighting has reached 19 since Saturday (Dec....

Gov’t agencies inspect Araneta Bus Terminal prior to Thursday’s influx of passengers

Maris Federez   •   October 30, 2019

Several government agencies conducted rounds and random checks at the Araneta Bus terminal in Quezon City on Wednesday (October 30). The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) started early at 5...

Fire breaks out in GenSan mall after earthquake hits city

Maris Federez   •   October 17, 2019

A fire broke out at a mall in General Santos City after an earthquake hit the city at intensity 5 on Wednesday night (October 16). Mallgoers and employees of GMall...

Star City: We are not aware of any motive for arson

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 7, 2019

The Star City management on Sunday (October 6) said they were not aware of any motive that would “induce the commission of arson.” This is in response to the statement...

Hotline 911, now for free; prank callers to face jail time – DILG

Maris Federez   •   August 9, 2019

The public can now make emergency calls to Hotline 911 anywhere in the country for free. Department of the Interior and Local Government spokesperson, Usec. Jonathan Malaya, said anyone can...

How does BFP investigate fire incidents?

Maris Federez   •   March 21, 2019

The Bureau of Fire Protection only has one Arson Laboratory in the whole Philippines. Any evidence in a fire from any part of the country that needs to be investigated...

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