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‘Disloyal’ fire official yanked out of Cebu City


AFTER serving less than four months as Cebu City Fire Marshal, Vonrad Dobluis was relieved from his post and was reassigned at the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) regional office.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu City Hall bolsters BFP lot, bldg claim with tax declaration


WHILE both claim ownership, neither the Cebu City Hall nor the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) could show a land title to the lot presently occupied by the Cebu City Fire Department. Cebu City Legal Officer Jerone Castillo said his office is now drafting the complaint they would file against the BFP before the court. [...]

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »


AFTER almost a week of hospitalization, Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu Ricardo Cardinal Vidal has recovered from a mild stroke but doctors want to be very sure he is well before discharging him.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

BFP wants ownership of firetrucks

THE regional office of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is asking the Cebu Provincial Government to hand over to them the ownership of province-owned firetrucks assigned in towns and cities. According to Provincial Board Member Grecilda Sanchez, BFP 7 Regional Director Maria Luisa Hadjula made the request so they can take care of the [...]

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

BFP-Mandaue expands info drive to companies

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Mandaue City recorded 16 fires with estimated damages reaching almost P200,000 during last month’s Fire Prevention Month.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Task Force Pablo activated in Bicol Region

Bicol Region

The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Bicol on Sunday activated Task Force Pablo, a disaster response group that would undertake search and rescue operation in areas in the region expected to be affected by flooding, landslides and storm surges during the expected landfall of typhoon Bopha, to be locally called “Pablo” in the Philippines.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

MOA between BFP, traders on fire-fighting ops urged


To prevent a repeat of the monster blaze that gutted Ever Gotesco Grand Central Mall on March 16, the Caloocan City government has proposed that the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with private corporations which would grant firefighters immediate access to establishments during emergencies.

Posted: March 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

COA: Fire execs failed to buy equip’t


Firefighters are expected to rush into burning buildings, but the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) does not seem to be in a hurry to buy much-needed safety equipment for them.

Posted: January 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Electrical misuse is No. 1 cause of fires in Cebu City

BEWARE of “octopus” connections,  substandard  Christmas lights  and cooking fires that go untended. These are some of the reminders of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City in its daily visits to  barangays. In mid-October, Cebu City Fire Marshall Aderson Comar  and the  Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) launched the fire safety inspectors’ barangay [...]

Posted: December 28th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
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  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
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  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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