Fire Prevention Month - updates

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The week in photos: February 23-March 1, 2019

Mar 03, 2019 - 8:55 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VIEW FROM THE OTHER SIDE. A woman in the United States takes a picture to Mexico through the border fence as residents of Anapra, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, and other people attend a prayer with priests and bishops from both countries to ask for the migrants and people of the area, on February 26, 2019.  Photo by Herika Martinez/AFP

'It takes a village to sustain safety and security'

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Barangay West Crame in San Juan City holds a community wide fire drill to test the neighborhood s response to future disasters

DRILL. Responders rush to contain a simulated fire in Barangay West Crame, San Juan City. Photo by Lou Gepuela / Rappler

Undermanned, under-equipped, QC's firemen battle fire

Mar 25, 2017 - 7:49 AM

Quezon City a city of 2 94 million people needs at least 1 470 fire officers but the Quezon City Fire District has only 398

INFERNO. Firefighters face flames that vary from lighting up electric poles to engulfing an entire network of shanties. Photo courtesy QCFD

300 new firetrucks for BFP modernization

Mar 03, 2014 - 9:40 PM

The 300 fire trucks are part of the Bureau of Fire Protection s modernization program

EVERYDAY HEROES. In this September 11, 2013 file photo, a member of the BFP shows is colleagues where to train their fire hose to put out the blaze at the town hall, during ongoing clashes in Zamboanga city. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Why is March Fire Prevention Month?

Mar 02, 2014 - 4:45 PM

March has one of the most number of fire incidents in a year