The Local Government of Dingras, Ilocos Norte headed by Hon. Erdio Valenzuela, Municipal Mayor has once again showed his undying support to the BFP by donating another fir truck to its local fire station, for use in times of emergencies.

The turnover of said firetruck was held at the Municipal Hall, Dingras, Ilocos Norte on 18 1400H July 2013. Hon Erdio Valenzuela led the turnover of the said firetruck to BFP Dingras headed by INSP ARNEL B RATUITA, Municipal Fire Marshal, in the presence of members of BFP PHQ Ilocos Norte headed by SINSP JOSEPH A ICUSPIT, APFM and other fire Marshals of the Province.

Mayor Valenzuela averred that the additional firetruck enhances the quality of service that the Dingras Fire Station provides especially during fire calls and other calamities.

BFP Ilocos Norte headed by SINSP JOSEPH A ICUSPIT, APFM together with INSP ARNEL B RATUITA are very much thankful to the unending support and lauded the Local Government of Dingras for being responsive to all necessities of BFP. It is noted that recently, said LGU prioritized the renovation of Dingras FS and turned over a Honda Wave motorcycle.

Meanwhile, the APFM of this province also assigned two (2) BFP personnel namely FO1 FreshnelMatute and FO1 Christian Butac in addition to the 5 members of said station unit.

This endeavor by LGU Dingras strengthens the capacity of its local fire station to institutionalize measures for reducing catastrophe risk, and enhancing preparedness and response capabilities at all levels.

article by:  FO1 Frances Diana C Pascua BFP