Fire Prevention Month ends, but Safety and Precaution must be sustained!
BFP urges public to always take extra precautions to prevent fire.
Sa pagtatapos ng Fire Prevention Month, mula Enero hanggang Marso nakapag tala ng mahigit sa 700 na sunog ang Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) sa buong National Capital Region (NCR)
BFP MODERNIZATION BILL
What is BFP Modernization bill?
To be known as BFP Modernization Act once enacted into law, it is aimed at helping the bureau pursue its mandate of promoting public safety by saving lives and protecting property in times of emergencies.
Senate passes BFP modernization bill
THE Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) by providing it modern firefighting tools, life-saving equipment and additional personnel.
The senators were unanimous in passing Senate Bill (SB) 1832, or the proposed BFP Modernization Act, aimed at helping the BFP pursue its mandate of “promoting public safety by saving lives and protecting property in times of emergencies.”
“With the help of SB 1832, we can ensure that we will have enough fire officers, fire trucks, personal protective equipment and other equipment needed to suppress deadly fires,” he said in sponsoring its passage.
The bureau will also respond to natural and man-made disasters, assist in rescue and emergency medical services and cooperate with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and local government units.