Fire safety committee formed for MassKara Festival

BACOLOD CITY, (PNA) — A fire safety committee for the MassKara Festival 2013 was formed by the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office and Bureau of Fire Protection.

The committee was formed following a seminar on earthquake and fire safety conducted recently by the DRRMO, with BFP-Bacolod led by Fire Officer III Andrew Demisana and Senior Fire Officer III Jose Dorven Operiano.

It is headed by Mayor Monico Puentevella as the chairperson and Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya as the assistant chairperson. Members include the Communication Team represented by the General Services Office, Public Information Office and Kabalikat Civicom; Evacuation Team, by the City Engineer’s Office; Medical Team, by the City Health Office; Rescue Team, by the Public Affairs and Assistance Division; Firefighting Team, by the Public Employment Services Office; Security and Traffic team, by the COMPACT; and the Salvage Team, represented by every office.

They will participate during the earthquake and fire drill at the Bacolod Government Center on Oct. 2.