Ormoc City – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) participated in the Kick Off Ceremony for the Fire Prevention Month on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 at the Ormoc City Stage.

The event spearheaded by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), has the theme: “Sa Pag-Iwas Sa Sunog, Di Ka Nag-Iisa” which emphasizes the need for collective efforts in preventing fires. During the ceremony, a fire drill was demonstrated by the BFP, showcasing the proper response to fire emergencies and the use of fire extinguishers.

Additionally, the representatives from Leyte 4th DEO joined other government and non-government agencies in signing the pledge for fire prevention which symbolizes the commitment to promote fire safety in the workplace and community.

By joining this nationwide observance, the DEO hopes to contribute to the national government’s goal of ensuring public safety and disaster resilience. (PR)