Every year in March, there is a campaign to increase public awareness of fire-related occurrences. A fire drill and a presentation on safety advice and fire prevention are just a few of the events.
Due to the alarmingly high number of fire-related cases that occur primarily in March, then-Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos proclaimed March to be Fire Prevention Month in Presidential Proclamation No. 115-A, which was enacted into law in 1966. Local governments are required by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to host and take part in celebrations of Fire Prevention Month in their own cities.
The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the organization currently in charge of Fire Prevention Month, was subsequently established by the DILG on January 29, 1991. They are in charge of, among other things, researching the causes of devastating fires, enforcing laws pertaining to fires, and providing emergency medical and rescue services.
If there are a lot of fire engines driving about the city and/or you hear their sirens, you can tell when Fire Prevention Month has started even if you don’t know what month it is. In addition, the DILG will start maintaining forums that provide information on fire events and associated topics. Last but not least, you can come across public announcements with advice on fire safety and prevention.
The motorcade was organized by the BFP Las Pias City Fire Station under the leadership of SUPT MELCHOR B ISIDRO, SINSP MAE JOY T ENERLAN, Chief, Administration, and SINSP MARIA LUISA S ANDRADE, Chief, Operations, to raise awareness for the “Fire Prevention Month 2023” with the theme “Sa Pag-iwas Sa Sunog Hindi Ka Nag-iisa”.
The PNP, BJMP, Traffic Bureau, DILG Field Office, DRRMO, City Health Office, MERALCO, force multipliers, and Brgy. also took part in the aforementioned action. the Las Pinas City Local Government Units, private volunteers, and the Homeowners Association.
The motorcade parade participants were all given certificates of gratitude during a brief program that served as the activity’s highlight.
In case of fire and other emergencies please call:
- Las Piñas City Fire Station Delta Base: 8874-6177
- Bamboo Organ Fire Station: 8571-6105
- BFRV Fire Station: 8478-2183
- CAA Fire Station: 8982-4735
- Gatchalian Fire Station: 8478-2122
- Manuela Fire Station: 8982-4109
- Pilar Fire Station: 8478-2242