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CWD conducts Fire Safety, Prevention Seminar and Drill

As part of the nationwide observance of Fire Prevention Month, the Concepcion Water District (CWD) Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CWD-DRRM) Committee in collaboration with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)– Concepcion conducted a Seminar on Fire Prevention and Fire Drill on March 19, 2024.

The seminar serves as a venue to capacitate and educate CWD personnel with the necessary knowledge and competency on fire hazard prevention and management in the workplace.

The seminar covered practical topics essential for fire safety, with thre expert from the Fire Officer of BFP- Concepcion, Chief Community Relations Unit, FO2 Benjoe I. David, providing valuable insights on the chemistry of fire, common fire hazards, fire classification, and proper fire extinguisher usage. Emphasizing the importance of seminars in increasing awareness on fire safety and being more prepared in case of a fire incident.

Hands-on drill on firefighting procedures and use of fire extinguishers and fire hose wherein CWD personnel actively participated in simulated fire scenarios was also conducted at the CWD parking area. This practical exercise aimed to reinforce the knowledge gained from the seminar and to equip participants with the necessary skills to respond effectively to real-life fire emergencies.

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