BFP: Fire cases increased in 2020
The Baguio City Fire Station reported a significant increase in fire incidents in the city for the first two months of this year.
Based on the report of the fire station that was presented during the City Hall regular flag raising ceremony, firefighters responded to 14 structural fires, seven grass fires, three vehicular fires, and three garbage fires.
The Baguio City Fire Station also catered to six medical cases, six trauma cases, and five vehicular accidents during the first two months of this year.
The office also reported it was able to issue 14,891 fire safety inspection certificates and a number of notices to comply to erring business establishments.
The station also reported it sustained the conduct of safety lectures to various institutions as part of its aggressive fire safety campaign.
In relation to the Bureau of Fire Protection’s Oplan Ligtas Pamayanan, the fire office issued the necessary certificate of appreciation to nine barangays for their participation in the formulation of the community fire prevention plan.
The barangays that were cited were Happy Homes-Old Lucban, Camdas Subdivision, Dizon Subdivision, East Quirino Hill, Lower Quirino Hill, Middle Quirino Hill, West Quirino Hill, Pinget and Trancoville which are all within the jurisdiction of the Quirino Hill fire sub-station that was established during the previous administration.
The formulation of the community fire protection and prevention plan is part of the components of the agency’s Oplan Ligtas na Pamayanan that seeks to empower residents to be proactive against fire occurrences within their places. – PIO release