By Cynthia D. Balana
The Sandiganbayan has convicted former Bureau of Fire Protection Director Mario Tanchangco, six other BFP officials and a businessman for graft in connection with the purchase of P6.5-million worth of vehicle spare parts in 1992 which proved to be nonexistent.
March is Fire Prevention Month. During this month last year, the Bureau of Fire Protection recorded over 900 cases of fires nationwide which resulted in 74 casualties. Of the total figure, 35 percent or 314 fires were posted in the National Capital Region. Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
, Tina G. Santos
Fire authorities are discouraging the use of sky lanterns while the Department of Public Works and Highways is prohibiting the burning of tires during the New Year’s Eve revelry.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan and Tina G. Santos
Fire authorities are discouraging the use of sky lanterns while the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is prohibiting the burning of tires during the New Year’s Eve revelry.
By Jonas Cabiles Soltes
The 400-year-old church of Vinzons, Camarines Norte, was gutted by a fire that raged for over four hours yesterday.
By Jamie Marie Elona
A six-year-old child was killed after their house in Las Piñas City was gutted by fire Wednesday evening, A National Capital Region Bureau of Fire Protection officer said Thursday.
By Nikko Dizon
Lucky firemen. They were spared President Aquino’s penchant for using anniversary speeches to scold government agencies.
By Judy Quiros
More than half of student boarding houses inspected by fire officials in four southern Mindanao provinces last month were found to be either fire hazards or fire traps, an official of the Bureau of Fire Protection said.
The fire that hit a residential-commercial block in a village in Taguig City shortly before noon Tuesday has been placed under control, a city fire official said.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The city Council of Manila will allocate P200 million of its funds for the relocation and rebuilding of homes of 1,500 families displaced by the fire that hit Isla Puting Bato last month.
By Miko Morelos
Four persons, including a septuagenarian couple, were killed when a two-hour inferno swept through a row of houses in Barangay Singkamas, Makati City, on Wednesday morning.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
The Manila City government has started relocating some of the families who lost their houses after a fire hit a slum community in Isla Puting Bato, Tondo.
By Jamie Marie Elona
The fire that gutted a shopping mall in Binondo, Manila, Thursday afternoon was placed under control by firemen, a fire official said.