PGH seeks donations after being hit by fire

Credit to Author: Lea Devio| Date: Sun, 16 May 2021 16:14:23 +0000

A fire broke out at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila early Sunday. The fire raged for close to four hours that started around 1 a.m. before it was controlled, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). There were no reports of injuries or casualties, the Manila Public Information Office said. The blaze […]

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Senate OKs bill on modernization of Bureau of Fire Protection

Credit to Author: Javier Joe Ismael| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 05:08:07 +0000

WITH 23 affirmative votes, no negative votes and no abstention, the Senate has passed on third and final reading Senate Bill (SB) 1832 which seeks to modernize and improve the Bureau of Fire Protection  (BFP) by enhancing its mandate, organization, and equipment. SB 1832 is principally authored and co-sponsored by Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go […]

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Duterte wants firemen armed so they can help fight Reds, crime

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 22:00:00 +0000

Du30 wants firemen armed so they can help fight Reds, crime

President Duterte wants an expanded mandate for firemen to include their participation in the government’s anti-insurgency operations.

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DILG says cities and towns in the country are short of fire trucks

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:57:25 +0000

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said municipalities and cities in the Philippines are facing a shortage of fire

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Discarded cigarette caused condo fire?

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 06 May 2019 21:02:25 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection is investigating whether a cigarette thrown away by a Chinese tenant caused the fire at First Pacific Coast Plaza condominium that killed a resident.

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UPDATE: 80-year-old dead in Parañaque condo fire

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:52:22 +0000

AN elderly woman was found dead while six others were injured in a fire that hit a high-rise residential building in Paranaque City on Monday, police said. Police, with the…READ

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Baguio kids learn disaster readiness tips at BFP roadshow

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 10:50:14 +0000

Baguio kids learn disaster readiness tips at BFP roadshow

About 150 children from different schools on Thursday joined the fun learning activities of the Kiddie Fire Safety Roadshow held by the Bureau of Fire Protection at a mall here.

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Sandiganbayan junks bid to dismiss Kentex fire evidence

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 03:10:16 +0000

Sandiganbayan junks bid to dismiss Kentex fire evidence

The Sandiganbayan has denied the request of a fire officer to dismiss evidence against him in the Kentex factory fire in Valenzuela City.

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9 convicted in case of deadly QC Manor Hotel fire in 2001

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 04:19:36 +0000

9 convicted in case of deadly QC Manor Hotel fire in 2001

Four Quezon City officials and five officers of the Manor Hotel have been convicted of charges arising from a 2001 blaze that killed 75.

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BFP to get 266 new fire trucks from DILG

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:50:09 +0000

The Bureau of Fire Protection will have 266 new fire trucks from the Department of the Interior and Local Government, which are set to be distributed this year and next year to key cities and municipalities nationwide.

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