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IC shutters Bureau of Fire Protection Mutual Aid Beneficiary Association

MANILA, Philippines — The Insurance Commission (IC) has ordered to stop the operations of Bureau of Fire Protection Mutual Aid Beneficiary Association Inc......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJan 11th, 2018

IC bars entity selling insurance to BFP workers

For lacking a license to engage in the insurance business, the industry regulator has shuttered the Bureau of Fire Protection Mutual Aid Beneficiary Association Inc. (BFPMBAI). In a statement on Wednesday, Insurance Commissioner Dennis B. Funa said BFPMBAI was placed under conservatorship last Dec. 12, noting the association does not have enough funds to secure the interests of policyholders and creditors. The Insurance Commission (IC) issued the order after it found out that BFPMBAI did not stop operations despite the commission's cease and desist order last Feb. 9, 2017. To recall, Fire Services Mutual Benefit Association Inc. (FSMBAI), a duly-licensed mutual benefit associati...Keep on reading: IC bars entity selling insurance to BFP workers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

BFP-Silay probes school fire incident

BACOLOD City – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Silay City is investigating the fire incident that took place at the city’s Doña Montserrat Lopez Memorial High School on Nov 11, 2018. Fire Officer 1 Melvin Juson, BFP arson investigator, said that based on their initial probe, they are looking at the possibility that […] The post BFP-Silay probes school fire incident appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Fire hits residential area in Quiapo

https://youtu.be/iGmvgM7ajuk   A fire hit a residential area in Quiapo, Manilaon Fridayevening, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Manila reported. Fire Officer II Janet Valdez said the fire broke out along Arlegui Street in Quiapo around6:49 p.m.The blaze reached second alarm few minutes later. Firefighters were still trying to put out the flames, as of this posting. /kga...Keep on reading: Fire hits residential area in Quiapo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Makati streets opened

Four streets in and around Barangay Bangkal in Makati City were ordered reopened yesterday after a suspected gas leak had been declared contained by authorities, including the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). Ordered reopened were Evangelista, Estrella, Heneral Luna and Heneral Macabulos streets after they were closed to traffic last Wednesday. The gas station of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Gas level from filling station leak in Makati has gone down – BFP

The level of gas traces caused by a leakage at the Phoenix Petroleum gas station in Barangay Bangkal in Makati has gone down as of Sunday, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). In a telephone interview, Senior Fire Officer 2 Hoover Moral of BFP District III said Evangelista Street, where the gas station is located, was declared open before noon on Sunday. "Ngayon napapadaan na yung road. Bumababa na yung traces of gas. Wala na masyadong amoy," Moral said. [The road is now passable. The level of gas traces has gone done. The smell has weakened.] Evangelista Street was closed to motorists on Thursday night due to the leakage. Moral said, however, that the are...Keep on reading: Gas level from filling station leak in Makati has gone down – BFP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Fire hits 4 houses in Legazpi City

LEGAZPI CITY --- Four houses were damaged by fire that broke out Sunday afternoon in EM's Barrio in Barangay 2 in this city, a report from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said. The fire started at around 4 p.m at the Borromeo family residence at Purok 2 of said village and spread to three other neighboring houses, according to SFO4 Aramis Balde, spokesperson of BFP Bicol spokesperson. The origin of the fire is still unknown. Balde said the BFP raised the fire alert status to second alarm with four firetrucks from the BFP Legazpi City Station and the city's Filipino-Chinese Fire Volunteers responding to the incident. The authorities declared the fire out at around 5:57 p.m...Keep on reading: Fire hits 4 houses in Legazpi City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Drainage system around Makati gas station cleared of explosive gases –BFP

The Bureau of Fire Protection on Sunday said the drainage system around the Phoenix Petroleum gas station in Bangkal, Makati City is now cleared of explosive gases. Source link link: Drainage system around Makati gas station cleared of explosive gases –BFP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

BFP ‘hydrotests’ gas station after reported fuel leak in Makati

    The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Makati has conducted "hydrotesting" of a gasoline station to determine the reported gas leak in Barangay Bangkal, Makati, Radyo Inquirer reported on Friday. The gas leak was reportedly coming from the Estrella Street outlet of the gasoline station Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. Hydrotesting is a process that removes fuel from its underground storage tanks and replaces it with water to determine if the tanks have leakage, without the danger of gas explosion. Police Supt. Rogelio Pablo Simon, officer in charge at the Makati City Police Station, said a gas leak was reported after seeing what appeared to be a mix of ...Keep on reading: BFP ‘hydrotests’ gas station after reported fuel leak in Makati.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

BFP conducts hydrotesting to locate source of leak in Bangkal gas station

Operatives from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are conducting several tests to locate the source of leak at a gas station in  Barangay Bangkal, Makati City, a report on GMA News TV’s Balitanghali said Friday.   Source link link: BFP conducts hydrotesting to locate source of leak in Bangkal gas station.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

4 dead in North Cotabato fire

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- A family of four, including a three-month-old baby, died while five others were hurt in a fire that hit a house in Makilala, North Cotabato at3 p.m.on Monday, police saidTuesday. Fire Officer 3 Rey Pacres of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), identified the fatalities as Esnayra Quila, 29, her children Sohaile, 3, Sohaina, 2, and Baby Quila, three months old. Treated for second and third-degree burns were Mosarip Quila, Malic Quila, Rainah Quila, Hairodin Quila and Fahap Quila, the victims' relatives. Pacres said the fire scene was in an isolated part of Purok Maliwanag in Barangay Buhay. No one could provide information to arson probers as to what triggered ...Keep on reading: 4 dead in North Cotabato fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

6 dead in Iligan City fire

ILIGAN CITY -- A mother and five of her children died in an early dawn fire that razed three residential houses and an apartment at Purok 4 in the coastal village of Maria Cristina hereon Tuesday. Lilibeth Barricuatro and five of her male children were trapped inside a comfort room after a fire broke out at past3 a.m.here, Barricuatro's relative Ricky Dampug said. Dampug said Barricuatro's husband was in Manila about to leave the country to work overseas. The Bureau of Fire Protection was still conducting an investigation. RICHEL UMEL    ...Keep on reading: 6 dead in Iligan City fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Fire hits Mandaluyong residential area

  A fire of still unknown origin struck a residential area in Mandaluyong City late Saturday afternoon, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.   Fire Officer 1 Jeffrey Malinis of BFP District IV told INQUIRER.net that the fire spread through a residential area in Barangay Mauway.   Firetrucks started to arrive at the scene at about 2:22 p.m. After about 13 minutes, the blaze reached the 3rd alarm, the BFP said.   Houses in the affected area are mostly made of light materials, the BFP said.   Firefighters are still trying to extinguish the fire as of posting. /muf  ...Keep on reading: Fire hits Mandaluyong residential area.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Fire razes Binondo residential building

A fire of unknown origin struck an eight-story commercial and residential building along Soler St. in Binondo, Manila on Friday morning, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said. BFP Fire Officer Darwin Dizon said the fire started at 5:49 a.m. and was quickly raised to the third alarm 10 minutes later. The BFP declared the fire under control at 7:15 a.m. No one was reported hurt in the incident. The cause of the fire is still being determined by arson probers. /muf...Keep on reading: Fire razes Binondo residential building.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Batangas project: Priests to get disaster training

Priests and church volunteers from the Archdiocese of Lipa, Batangas, have agreed to undergo training as emergency response volunteers during calamities and disasters. Lipa Archbishop Gilbert A. Garcera and Fr. Jayson T. Siapco, of the Lipa Archdiocesan Social Action Commission Inc., on Sept. 25 signed an agreement to support Project Basic. First Gen funds Through Project Basic, priests and volunteers from the archdiocese will undergo basic emergency and disaster response training with support from the provincial government of Batangas, the Batangas City government, Bureau of Fire Protection and the Lopez-led First Gen Corp. Project Basic is part of a wider, province-wide dis...Keep on reading: Batangas project: Priests to get disaster training.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

BFP-W. Visayas personnel retrieve six cadavers from Naga landslide

By: Gail T. Momblan SIX cadavers were retrieved by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Western Visayas rescue team from the landslide area in Naga, Cebu, according to Fire Supt. Crosbee B. Gumowang, BFP-6 Assistant Regional Director for Operations. The landslide struck Sitiu Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, Naga, Cebu, following heavy rains on Sept. 20, 2018. “Ang victims kasi is more […] The post BFP-W. Visayas personnel retrieve six cadavers from Naga landslide appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

P199k Worth of Drugs Nabbed From Retired Fireman

A retired personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) was arrested for possessing illegal drugs by virtue of search warrant September 9, 2018. The retired BFP personnel was identified by the police as Jonathan Quimbo Ermac, 58 years old, and a resident of Sitio Daplinan Hillside, Brgy. Talamban, Cebu City. Recovered from his possession […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Manila Pavilion hotel fire accidental — BFP

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has concluded that the Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino fire last March 18 that claimed the lives of six Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) employees was “purely accidental due to faulty electrical wiring” and deemed the investigation closed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Fire Bureau marks 27th service anniv

By: Gail T. Momblan OVER 30 Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) units and officers in Western Visayas were recognized as part of the organization’s 27th anniversary celebration on August 31, 2018 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel. Among the national awardees were the Negros Occidental Provincial Office as the best provincial office; Roxas City, Capiz Fire Station […] The post Fire Bureau marks 27th service anniv appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

BFP-CAR fetes fire safety advocacy partners

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fire Protection Cordillera regional office (BFP - CAR) gave recognition to its valuable partners in fire safety advocacy in the region during its 27th Foun.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

BFP-CAR fetes fire safety advocacy partners

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fire Protection Cordillera regional office (BFP - CAR) gave recognition to its valuable partners in fire safety advocacy in the region during its 27th Foun.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018