In its 23rd year, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) held an Anniversary Celebration with the theme: “Isulong ang Kaunlaran, Sunog ay Iwasan, Kaalaman at Pag-iingat ang Kailangan” on August 2, 2014 at University of the Philippines Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman Campus, Quezon City.
The celebration was graced by the presence of ATTY. PETER IRVING C CORVERA, DILG Undersecretary for Public Safety in lieu of Secretary Mar Roxas.
Atty. Corvera congratulated the newly promoted generals of the BFP, namely: then SSUPT PABLITO D CORDETA, SSUPT LORENZO DS DE GUIA and SSUPT ALOVEEL B FERRER. He also acknowledged the ongoing dedicated public service rendered by our firefighters, and assured that equipment and resources are continually being procured for the modernization of the agency.
Also inclusive in the anniversary celebration is the recognition of the following individuals: Hon. Michael V. Fariñas, Vice Mayor, Laoag City- Region 1; Mr. Aimardo Interior, Manager, Onon Marketing, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan – Region 3; Hon. Jessie P. De Jesus, Municipal Mayor, Calumpit, Bulacan – Region 3; Hon. Janet De Leon Mercado, Municipal Mayor, Taytay, Rizal – Region 4A; Mr. Ferdinand T. Abad, Head, Rotary Club of Rosario Fire Volunteer, Rosario, Cavite – Region 4A; Hon. Roberto M. Madla, Municipal Mayor of Boac, Marinduque – Region 4B; Hon. Salem R. Tansingco, Municipal Mayor of San Fernando, Romblon – Region 4B; Mr. Rommel L. Mascareñas, Boac, Marinduque – Region 4B; and Hon. John V. Dycoco, Mayor, Libon, Albay – Region 5; for laudable contribution to the bureau.
The BFP commits to the public of its journey of giving quality public service, where prevention and suppression of destructive fires is a primary factor in attaining economic development and protection to our environment. The Bureau of Fire Protection once again appeals to everyone, those who are in private sectors, non-government organizations, the media and the Local Government Units to be partners in its thrusts for public safety and economic development.