CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) opened Thursday its regional observance of Fire Prevention Month with a ceremony in Tarlac.
“The event aims to intensify the initiatives and implementation of innovative programs and activities that motivate and enjoin the public to take fire safety not only during Fire Prevention Month but more importantly throughout the year,” BFP Regional Director Senior Supt. Jaime Ramirez said.
He added that fire prevention campaign also intends to educate people and raise their awareness on the causes of fire and how they can prevent them.
“Due to the alarming fire incidents happening across the country during this particular period, we want to give an emphasis to the importance of community disaster preparedness,” Ramirez stressed.
This year’s observance carries the theme “Ligtas na Pilipinas ang Ating Hangad, Pag-iingat sa Sunog ay sa Sarili Ipatupad.”
The ceremony included a simulation exercise and advocacy motorcade. (CLJD/CJVF-PIA 3)