By FO1 Joefrey P Pascua
Bureau of Fire Protection, Bangui Central Fire Station, Ilocos Norte, Region 1 has increased its FIRE CODE FEES COLLECTION in FIRST SEMESTER CY 2013 due to the assistance of the newly detailed Municipal Fire Prevention Officer and Collecting Agent to municipalities without fire station.
In the interest of our BFPR1 Regional Director of Region SSUPT ALOVEEL B FERRER, DSC for the proper implementation of Republic Act Number 9514, otherwise known as the New Fire Code of the Philippines Act of 2008, issued Regional Order Number 2013-001 dated 04 January 2013 designating members of the BFPR1 Regional Special Rescue Unit (SRU) as Municipal Fire Prevention Officers and Collecting Agents in addition to their present duties and functions as SRU members.
BFP personnel who were designated as MFPO/CA at Bangui Central Fire Station and detailed at different municipalities without fire station are FO1 Billy Rey Domingo – Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte collected Php 108,441.00 with an increased of 32.15%; F01 Kris Albert Diego – Burgos, Ilocos Norte collected Php 11,799.00 with an increased of 369.33%; F01 Alemar Lozada – Adams, Ilocos Norte collected P 1,517.00 and F01 Kenneth Mark Labuguen – Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte while Bangui Fire Station collected P54,806.00 with an increased of 18.49 % for 1st Semester Cy 2013 with a total amount of P 176. 563.00 and a variance of 34.98% increase of fire code fees collection of Bangui Central Fire Station, Ilocos Norte, Region 1.
With this line of headship of our Regional Director, Region 1 exemplifies the increased due to the primordial effect of the fire code taxes that were all properly assessed and collected by designated assessor & collector in consonance to the strict compliance of the RA 9514.