Fire Prevention Consciousness March
It is now March.
March is Fire Consciousness Month, Fire Prevntion Month, or better still, Fire Prevention Consciousness Month.
2012 celebration of Fire Prevention Consciousness Month has the theme “Makiisa, Makiaalam, at Makipagtulungan Upang Sunog ay Maiwasan.”
Let’s all be aware and vigilant against FIRE, particularly on the prevention of its occurrence.
Let’s all have a preparedness plan on how to respond when it occurs.
Here are some 2011 data derived from the Bureau of Fire Protection:
8,824 fires in 2011 (nationwide)
6,449 – accidental fires
189 – intentional fires
2056 – under investigation
130 – undetermined origin
P4 Billion worth of properties destroyed
Source: PDI, March 3, 2012 A3
“Makiisa, Makiaalam, at Makipagtulungan Upang Sunog ay Maiwasan.”