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Month: July 2020

BFP needs 30K more firefighters; Also more firetrucks, equipment

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) yesterday said it needs an additional 30,000 firefighters to enhance its capability to save lives and property.
In a phone interview, BFP Director Jose Embang Jr. expressed hope that President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to modernizing the agency in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) will help beef up its ranks, which is currently composed of only 29,000 personnel…

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan, July 30, 2020