A total of 264 fire incidents were recorded in the National Capital Region in July 2012, according to data from the Bureau of Fire Protection. This figure accounted for 43 percent of the total 617 fires reported nationwide in the same period.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research
The total number of fire incidents recorded in Metro Manila during the New Year revelry went down by almost half compared with that of last year, the National Capital Region Bureau of Fire Protection said Tuesday.
By Dona Pazzibugan
The Bureau of Fire Protection’s (BFP) report through text service is now nationwide. The Department of Interior and Local Government said the public can report fire incidents anywhere in the country through text or short messaging service and expect prompt response from the BFP and private firefighting volunteers. Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo said the public [...]