Fire Prevention Consciousness March

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

866 casualties

P4 Billion worth of properties destroyed

Source: PDI, March 3, 2012 A3

“Makiisa, Makiaalam, at Makipagtulungan Upang Sunog ay Maiwasan.”  

 

 

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