Twenty three (23) personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection from different regions were promoted to the rank of officer and took their oath as Fire Inspectors last April 25, 2014 at BFP National Headquarters, Brgy. Bagong Pag-asa, Agham Road in Quezon City.
The said batch of firefighters was promoted from Senior Fire Officer 4 (SFO4) to Fire Inspector (F/INSP). The newly promoted personnel have been in the fire service for many years and have already proven their worth as committed and dependable public servants.
BFP Personnel Records Management Division Chief MS. GINA M. FLORES read the Bureau Order stating the names of the newly promoted officers while BFP Officer-in-Charge CSUPT CARLITO S ROMERO administered the Oath Taking and Pinning of Ranks. Several BFP officers, personnel, wives and relatives of the new officers witnessed the event.
The last regular promotion for SFO4 to FINSP was on December 14, 2010, where only INSP REGALADO P HAGAPE JR enjoyed the said opportunity.
In his message, CSUPT ROMERO encouraged the newly promoted personnel to be more dedicated and hardworking in fulfilling their daily duties and responsibilities as BFP employees. Regular promotion is one of the steps that the Bureau enacts in order to provide personnel greater responsibilities and authority, and to strengthen the services performed by the BFP-DILG. CSUPT ROMERO ensures that every deserving personnel will be given the chance of promotion.