Posts Tagged Bureau of Fire Protection

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...

Duterte mulls over arming firefighters

Robie de Guzman   •   August 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is mulling over arming firefighters to help maintain law and order in the country. Duterte said this in a speech during an event of...

Father, daughter die in La Union fire

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 29, 2019

A 6-year-old girl was trapped inside their home after a fire broke out in Barangay Sta. Rita East in Aringay town, La Union on Monday (May 27). Her father Jeffrey...

Over 6,000 fire incidents in the last four months—BFP

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 1, 2019

From January to April 29, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has recorded 6,243 fire incidents in the country which is slightly lower compared to the 6,537 fire incidents recorded...

BFP temporarily closes Pacific Coast Plaza Condominium

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 30, 2019

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) of Parañaque City has temporarily closed the Pacific Coast Plaza Condominium due to reports of defective fire protection equipment. An 80-year-old woman was killed...

Fire breaks out in 3 villages in Quezon City

Robie de Guzman   •   April 30, 2019

Fire incidents broke out almost simultaneously in three separate barangays in Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon (April 30), authorities confirmed. Initial report from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said...

‘We still believe in miracles’— BFP on collapsed supermarket rescue ops

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 24, 2019

It has been two days since a four-storey building in Porac, Pampanga collapsed during the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that jolted several parts of Luzon on Monday (April 22). Rescue experts...

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...

P2-M damage after QC fire, residents struggle to rebuild lives

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 21, 2019

Several residents of Brgy. Damayang Lagi in Quezon City rummage through ashes and burnt debris after a fire broke out on Wednesday. It was their home, or what’s left of...

BFP warns residents: water from firetrucks, not drinkable

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 13, 2019

The Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) reminds residents not to drink the water from firetrucks, as several fire departments provided water to residents experiencing water shortage. BFP Spokesperson Fcinsp....


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