Wednesday, October 16, 2013

BFP assistance: Kasanggayahan Festival 2013

SORSOGON CITY, Oct 16 (PIA) – In line with the celebration of 119th Foundation Anniversary of Sorsogon Province, Theme: “Kasanggayahan 2013: Agrikultura nan Turismo, Dalan sa Pag-uswag san Sorsogon”, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Sorsogon City spearheaded by the City Fire Marshal Senior Inspector Walter Badong Marcial shows its support to the Local Government’s program as one of the committees in security and safety by directing his operation and EMS (Emergency Medical Service) personnel to render an assistance during the weeklong activities of the said event starting on October 17, 2013.

“This undertaking aims to show our (firefighters) readiness to provide safety services and render medical and rescue assistance to the public who will be joining in the different activities as well as to the spectators of the said event”, SINSP Marcial said as he instructed his men during the Troops Information and Education meeting to activate their strategic plan in this event in which the influx of people are anticipated. In addition, SINSP Marcial advised his operation and EMS personnel to proceed to their designated area. “There will be firemen and fire truck visibility in the area where they can approach in case they need help/assistance”, added SINSP Marcial as he appealed to the public to be more cautious and vigilant.

Moreover, the BFP had also coordinated with the local government unit to realize this kind of undertaking which aims to promote public safety as well as to avoid any untoward incidents during the weeklong celebration of Kasanggayahan Festival. In case of fire incidents or other related emergency situation, the BFP can be reach at their hotline nos. 421-6320; 211-7996/09072927215 or 160. (MGECorral, BFP/BAR, PIA-5/Sorsogon)

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