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BFP North Cotabato urges public to take precautions to avoid harmful fires

KIDAPAWAN CITY – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in North Cotabato province has again reminded the public to take precautions to prevent potentially harmful fires and be educated about surviving them.

This after the BFP reported a total of 44 fires during the first quarter of this year with more than P88 million damages to properties and structures which is almost the same figure logged in their data base in the same period in 2018.

Much of the fire damages were from the Sugni Superstore that burned down in Kabacan town costing over P70 million, according to Fire Officer Samyr Mundas, adding, the other fire incidents were mostly from residential houses, educational building, grass fires, business, electrical post and vehicular incidents.

Mundas said the common cause of fire is electrical short circuit. Other causes were open flame, unattended fire and unknown causes or arson. He said the BFP has intensified its safety inspections on buildings and information drive. (Rhoderick Beñez)


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