TACLOBAN CITY– The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here in the city held last Thursday (March 14) the Fire Square Road Show, part of their Community Involvement’s Week and one of the several activities the office has prepared to mark this year’s Fire Prevention Month.

According to Chief Inspector Anthony De Paz, city fire marshal, one of the main objectives of the Fire Square Road Show, held at the grounds of Robinson’s North Abucay, is to educate the participants about fire and its different ways of prevention.

The said event also aims to champion the campaign against the occurrence of fire and to limit the accidents caused by it, he added.

Aside from the exchange of words of encouragement from the speakers, the Fire Square Road Show also consisted of different drills which allowed the participants to have a first-hand experience of different scenarios involving fire.

Furthermore, the drills served as a way for the participants to develop their skills in survival.

The Fire Square Road Show was in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) City Division, allowing students from the different schools in the city to participate in the said drills.

Sherlita Palma, officer-in-charge of the DepEd City Division, said that the agency will continue to extend its full support to the bureau’s efforts in educating the learners about fire prevention.

Chief Inspector De Paz assured that even after the culmination of the Fire Prevention Month, the programs and activities would continue for as long as their resources would allow.