January 29, 2023

LAMUT, Ifugao – The observance of Fire Prevention Month in the province opened with a fire olympics.
The activity, spearheaded by the Bureau of Fire Protection, was participated in by the Community Fire Auxiliary Groups (CFAGS) of Alfonso Lista, Asipulo, Kiangan, Lagawe, Lamut, and Mayoyao accompanied by personnel of their respective municipal fire stations.
The knowledge and skills of CFAGs were tested in the different competitions like hose laying and replacement of busted hose, bucket relay and flammable liquid fire extinguishment.
Lamut CFAG was declared as the overall champion with Asipulo and Kiangan as first and second runners-up.
Lamut bagged the championship trophy on hose laying and replacement of busted hose and flammable liquid fire extinguishment, and will represent Ifugao in the upcoming regional fire Olympics.
Supt. Allan Ebalar, provincial fire marshal, said that the event supports the advocacy of the government towards a progressive community through fire safety awareness campaign with the cooperation of the public.
The municipal fire stations are conducting various activities to raise awareness on fire safety and prevention. – Marcelo B. Lihgawon