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VILLAFUERTE LAUDS DUTERTE FOR MODERNIZING BFP

Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte has lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent signing into law of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Modernization Act as an effective instrument to professionalize and boost the morale and efficiency of this agency tasked to save lives and property in times of fire and other calamities.  Villafuerte, who was among the […]

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BFP NEEDS 20K MORE FIREFIGHTERS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa is pushing to expand the powers and functions of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) considering the agency’s crucial role in saving lives and properties in times of fire and various disasters. In his Senate Bill No. 1832 or the “Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act of 2020,” Dela Rosa pointed […]

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TAP NURSING SKILLS OF BFP PERSONNEL – VILLANUEVA

More than 5,000 officers of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are nursing graduates, “a big professional pool which can be tapped as the backbone of a National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) which this country does not have,” according to Senator Joel Villanueva. Villanueva cited the overwhelming number of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel […]

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PITC: NEW BFP FIRE TRUCKS, STATIONS BY YEAREND

The Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) assured Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto that the procurement process for fire trucks and fire station needs of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is on track and awards for project implementation shall be issued before the year ends.   PITC issued the statement in response to concerns […]

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BFP SHOULD BE GIVEN RIGHT EQUIPMENT SAYS GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon says the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) should be given the proper equipment and its personnel provided training as he recognized the significant role firefighters play in saving lives during fires and other emergency situations. During the interpellation for Senate Bill No. 1832 or the BFP Modernization Act of 2020, Gordon pointed […]

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DOT REVOKES ACRREDITATION OF BORACAY HOTEL WITH COVID-POSITIVE GUEST – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Boracay Inter-agency Task Force (BIATF) denounced the entry of a group of travelers to Boracay recently prior to the island’s official reopening for breaching health protocols. One of the said guests, a Bureau of Fire Protection employee, has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The task force said the Department of Tourism (DOT) […]

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GO RECEIVES BFP MEDALYA NG PAMBIHIRANG PAGLILINGKOD SPECIAL AWARD

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) conferred the Medalya ng Pambihirang Paglilingkod (Degree of Datu) Special Award on Senator Bong Go in a recent ceremony marking its 28th Founding Anniversary and 118th Years of Fire Service held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. The Medalya ng Pambihirang Paglilingkod (Degree of Datu) Special […]

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CORDILLERA FIREFIGHTERS JOIN MANILA BAY CLEANUP – BAÑAGO

Some 50 firefighters from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in the Cordillera region joined the massive cleanup drive to rehabilitate Manila Bay. BFP chief, Director Leonard Bañago said personnel from the various BFP offices who are in Metro Manila for the National Fire Olympics participated in the cleanup activity. “We are very happy and […]