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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

JV Ejercito s SUV razed in Mandaluyong auto shop fire

MANILA, Philippines – The luxury sports utility vehicle of Senator JV Ejercito was among the cars razed during a fire at an auto repair shop in Barangay Wack-Wack, Mandaluyong on Monday morning, February 18. The Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) Mandaluyong said the blaze started at 11:35 am at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 59 min. ago

BFP NCR collects 3 truckloads of garbage in Manila Bay

MANILA, Philippines -- An estimated three trucks of garbage were collected by personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) during its clean-up operations in Manila Bay.   Fire Officer 3 Leo Azores of the Operations department of BFP National Capital Region (NCR) said on Monday that most of the trash collected were styrofoam and plastics.   He said that according to the record, about 293 personnel from different cities and municipality of NCR BFP participated in the clean up drive held in Manila Bay behind Manila Film Center last Sunday.   Azores also noted that the clean-up drive, led by NCR Fire Director Senior Superintendent Wilberto Kwan Tiu, was p...Keep on reading: BFP NCR collects 3 truckloads of garbage in Manila Bay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2019

Fire destroys 20 houses in Talibon town in Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol --- A fire of still unknown origin hit a densely populated area in Talibon town, Bohol on Sunday afternoon. As of 2:00 p.m., at least 20 houses had been razed by the fire, two hours after it broke out in Sitio Pasil in Barangay Poblacion, according to SFO4 Teodorico Auxtero, chief of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Talibon. According to Auxtero, there are at least 200 houses made of light materials in the area. The BFP declared the fire out at 2:30 p.m. As of this posting, the cause of the fire is still being determined. /atm...Keep on reading: Fire destroys 20 houses in Talibon town in Bohol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

UPDATE: 9 dead in Pasay fire - The Manila Times Online

NINE persons died in a fire that hit a house in Pasay City early Thursday, authorities said. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said remains of victims who belonged toREAD The post 9 dead in Pasay fi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

9 dead in Pasay fire

NINE persons died in a fire that hit a house in Pasay City early Thursday, authorities said. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said remains of victims who belonged to…READ The post 9 dead in Pasay fire appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Pasay fire kills 9

Nine members of a family were killed in a fire that engulfed a house in Barangay 185 in Maricaban, Pasay City early Thursday. A member of the family, Jasmin Calma, survived the hour-long fire that spread quickly because the house was made of light materials, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection. Most of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

2 dead, 800 homeless in Cainta fire - The Manila Times Online

Two persons died and at least 800 families were left homeless when a fire razed a neighborhood in Barangay Santo Domingo, Cainta, Rizal, the Bureau of Fire Protection said onREAD The post 2 dead, 800.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Fire hits residential area in Marikina

MANILA, Philippines --- A fire broke out in a residential area in Marikina City on Thursday evening, the Bureau of Fire Protection reported. According to Fire Officer 1 Jeffrey Regulto, the first alarm was raised in a residential area in Upo St., Barangay Tumana in Marikina City at 8:34 p.m. The fire reached second alarm after four minutes and was declared under control at 8:57 p.m. The blaze was extinguished at 9:04 p.m. As of posting, authorities have yet to determine the cause of the fire and the damage. /ee...Keep on reading: Fire hits residential area in Marikina.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

32 structures, P20M lost to Boracay fire

THIRTY-two structures and an estimated P20 million worth of properties were razed in a fire that hit a populated area of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan on Jan 27, 2019. Senior Inspector Lorna Parcellano, chief of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Malay, said the fire gobbled residential; and commercial, mercantile, and industrial buildings. BFP-Boracay received […] The post 32 structures, P20M lost to Boracay fire appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

COA raises alarm over BFP s failed modernization program

MANILA, Philippines – The modernization program of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is flailing, with auditors saying that the agency "failed" to upgrade its capacities despite the program already being 8 years on. The modernization program was launched in 2010, and it was released with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2019

Mall resto catches fire

MALL goers momentarily panicked Thursday evening as smoke billowed from the chimney of a restaurant inside a mall in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. The fire at Rib Shack restaurant in the south wing portion of SM City Iloilo occurred at around 7:50 p.m. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Iloilo City declared fire out at 8:56 a.m. […] The post Mall resto catches fire appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Evening fire gobbles 31 houses in Iloilo City

THIRTY-one houses were razed by a fire that hit Molo district, Iloilo City evening of Jan 14, 2019. Chief Inspector Christopher Regencia, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Iloilo City fire marshal, 29 of the 31 houses were totally gutted while 2 were partially burned. The fire, which erupted around 8:55 p.m. Monday, gobbled houses in barangays […] The post Evening fire gobbles 31 houses in Iloilo City appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Manreza blaze – manilastandard.net

Manreza blaze  manilastandard.net Firefighters from the Quezon City Bureau of Fire and Protection together with the residents of Brgy. Manresa in Quezon City on Saturday January 5, 2019 join … Source link link: Manreza blaze – manilastandard.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

‘EFFECTIVE CAMPAIGN’: Zero firecracker-related fires in Region 6 – BFP

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Western Visayas recorded said not a single case of firecracker-related fires occurred from Dec 23, 2018 until Jan 1, 2019. Fire Chief Inspector Melanie Habawel, BFP-6’s Chief Operations Division, said this is attributed to the intensive campaign of every BFP station. From Dec 24 to […] The post ‘EFFECTIVE CAMPAIGN’: Zero firecracker-related fires in Region 6 – BFP appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Cleaning up – manilastandard.net

Cleaning up  manilastandard.net The Bureau of Fire Protection and Manila City Hall personnel, on orders of Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada, use fire trucks to clean up the sidewalks along … Source link link: Cleaning up – manilastandard.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Slight rise in Metro Manila fires in 2018

Fire incidents in Metro Manila increased this year, an official of the Bureau of Fire Protection – National Capital Region (BFP-NCR) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Heavy rain floods villages in 4 Albay towns

  ALBAY, Philippines -- Low-lying villages in four Albay towns were flooded as TropicalDepression "Usman" dumped heavy rain on Saturday.   "Usman" was later downgraded to a low pressure area the state weather agency.   "There are nine villages that were flooded and 40 families were evacuated," said Das Maronilla, mayor of Libontown.   Maronilla said the destruction of a protection dike in Barangay West Carisac caused the flooding.   Personnel from the Bureau of Fire Protection and Albay Engineering Office helped rescue the affected families using rubber boats and a 10 wheeler truck.   In Oas town, Mayor Domingo Escoto Jr. sai...Keep on reading: Heavy rain floods villages in 4 Albay towns.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

1 dies, 1 escapes in jail fire

One inmate died while 26 were injured in a fire at the Antipolo City jail Thursday evening. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire which reached second alarm started inside one of the detention cells at about 8:30 p.m. It was declared under control after 30 minutes. Meanwhile, the police are currently […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Fire strikes Antipolo City Jail

MANILA, Philippines – A fire struck the Antipolo City Jail in Barangay San Jose on Thursday night, December 27. The fire started at around 8 pm, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection. It reached the second alarm before firefighters were able to put it out around 9 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018