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Did You Know: BFP responded to 16,408 fires nationwide Jan-Oct 2019

/ 05:16 AM August 13, 2020

The Bureau of Fire Protection responded to 16,408 fire incidents nationwide from January to October 2019, a 14.23 percent increase over the 14,364 recorded during the same period in 2018.

Of the total fire incidents in 2019, 7,865 were structural, 7,660 were nonstructural and 883 were vehicular fires.

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The estimated amount of property damage for 2019 was P6.36 billion, almost 60 percent higher than the P3.99 billion worth of damaged property in 2018.

—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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