DAGUPAN CITY - The new fire truck that the city government purchased for the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) arrived last February 25.
Mayor Belen T. Fernandez said that the new firefighting equipment, aside from the two existing ones, is part of her administration’s disaster mitigation efforts and for the CDRRMO to be able respond quickly in times of emergency situations especially when a fire occurs.
She added that it will also help speed up rescue and evacuation efforts during calamities considering that Dagupan is frequently visited by at least seven typhoons every year.
Personnel of the CDRRMO will undergo training on firefighting to be conducted by the Bureau of Fire Protection.
Fernandez reminded all Dagupan citizenry that in case of emergency, they can call the city government hotline BELEN 16-911 or 0933-5024899 and 0916-5256802. (CIO)