BONTOC, Mountain Province – The Bureau of Fire Protection-Cordillera Administrative Region (BFP-CAR) awarded a token of appreciation to Mayor Jerome “Chagsen” Tudlong, Jr., for the municipal government’s support to the mission and vision of the bureau.
Sangguniang Bayan Member Benedict Odsey II who represented Mayor Tudlong received the token of appreciation from BFP-CAR Officer-in-Charge Senior Supt. Robert M. Pacis during the 31st Bureau of Fire Protection Anniversary program held on August 25, 2022 at Travelite Hotel, Legarda Rd., Baguio City.
The token was given as an expression of gratitude to the municipal government’s donation of a Mini Pumper Truck to the Bontoc Municipal Fire Station (MFS) in support of the programs and mandates of the bureau and to aid in the prevention, mitigation, and response to fire incidents and other emergencies.
In addition to the fire truck worth ₱1.7 million sourced out from the 5 percent Calamity Fund, the Bontoc MFS also received a 1,000 Gallon Isuzu Fire Truck from the BFP and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) upon the request of the former Mayor and now the Provincial Administrator Franklin Odsey.
Also, the municipal government provides yearly funding to the MFS for the procurement of office supplies and capital outlays.