BFP–Santiago City to form barangay fire brigades

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here is set to organize fire brigade in all the 37 barangays in the city as first responders in case fire incidence occur.

Fire Officer 1 Dianne Bruno of BFP Santiago City said the BFP would start to conduct basic refresher course in fire prevention in the barangays with the assistance of the city government.

Bruno said summer time was about to start and during this period fire incidence usually occur, be in households, business establishments and even grass fires.

She said each barangay shall have fire brigade to respond immediately before the BFP makes all out fire suppression and investigation.

The fire officer said it was necessary that a fire brigade would be formed in the barangays to help the BFP not only in fore suppression but also in fire prevention.