BFP-Caraga to lead observance of Fire Prevention Month
By Michael A. Imbo
Butuan City (26 February) -- The Bureau of Fire Protection Caraga Region is set for the observance of the fire prevention month which will kick-off Monday (March 01) with stakeholders from the government and non-government sectors participating the motorcade.
Also, different fire stations of Agusan del Norte, as well as volunteer fire brigades are also expected to join the motorcade.
In a written statement sent to PIA, SSupt. Warlito Daus, BFP-Caraga Regional Director said, the activity will also highlight a thanksgiving mass which will be held at this city's Rizal Park at 7:00 o'clock in the morning before the motorcade.
"A short program will also take place after the motorcade which features exciting presentations. The program will also highlight the Keynote Speech of one of the city's councilors – Hon. Salvador S. Calo," he said.
Meanwhile, BFP-Caraga officials will also take the opportunity to meet the local media in a press conference and discuss the prevailing issues and concerns on fire prevention.
According to Dir. Daus, the annual advocacy aims to foster cooperation, commitment and linkages as forefront in public safety service which is the main focus of the Fire department.
The whole month of March every year is being observed as the fire prevention month pursuant to Presidential Proclamation hich was signed on Nov. 17, 1967 by then president Ferdinand Marcos.
This year's celebration is anchored on the theme: "Sustaining Fire Prevention through Active Community Participation." (PIA-Caraga) [top]