The Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved the provision of approximately 3000 square meters of land to the Bureau of Fire Protection-Palawan as a donation by the Provincial Government to construct the Bureau of Fire Protection-Provincial Headquarters.
This is in accordance with Resolution No. 286-21 entitled “Respectfully requesting Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez to donate a parcel of land with a minimum area of three thousand square meters (3000 sqms) in favor of the Bureau of Fire Protection-Palawan for the establishment of BFP-Provincial Headquarters in line with the BFP Modernization Program.”
According to the author of the resolution, Board Member Ryan Maminta, the purpose of this is to support BFP-Palawan for the implementation of the agency’s Modernization Program which includes the construction of modern fire fighting facilities in the province with modern tools and life-saving equipment.
Maminta said, this is to establish a Provincial Headquarters of the BFP in conjunction with the BFP Modernization Program where the role of the BFP is very broad for ensuring the safety of respondents not only to fires but also to the issue of terrorism, disasters, chemical spills, and other radioactive incidents that may occur.