March 24, 2023 – The 1st Mayor Albee Barangay Fire Olympics was conducted today at the Bacolod City Government Center, Football Field.
With the theme “Sa Pag-Iwas Sa Sunog, Hindi Ka Nag-iisa.” 5 out of 8 Community Fire Auxiliary Group namely Barangay’s Estefania, Pahanocoy, Singcang-Airport, Tangub, and Taculing joined the said friendly olympics.
Councilor Psyche Marie Sy stated in her message that in observance of the National Fire Month, this is an avenue for camaraderie and will serve as a skill enhancement training for fire prevention in each barangay.
In an interview with Bureau of Fire Protection City Fire Marshal Bacolod City Fire Station CINSP Rodel Legaspi stated, that aside from this friendly competition event, this activity is also a way to conduct CFAG training for our fire officials, the city population is massive, we need more fire responders that will assist when emergency occurs.
A cash prize from Mayor Albee Benitez and Councilor Psyche Marie Sy is given to the winners; Champion received Php 8,000 pesos, Php 6,000 for 2nd Place, Php 4,000 for 3rd place and consolation prizes of Php 2,000.
Barangay Tangub was hailed as Champion in the 1st Brgy Fire Olympics, 2nd place was awarded to Brgy. Taculing, 3rd place Brgy. Pahanocoy, followed by Brgy. Estefania and Brgy. Singcang-Airport.
(Source: Bacolod City Public Information Office)