Mayor Santiago of San Fernando City, Pampanga launches 1st Joint Fire & Rescue Olympics
Mayor Edwin Santiago of San Fernando City, Pampanga launched on Saturday the city’s first-ever “Joint Fire and Rescue Olympics.”
The event, which will showcase the different rescue and emergency response capabilities of various units, including those from the barangays, will be held on March 30.
A motorcade was held on Saturday morning from SM City Telabastagan up to the Heroes Hall to kick-off the activity, which forms part of the 18th Cityhood Anniversary celebrations, dubbed, “Kaganapan 2019.”
At the Heroes Hall, various Barangay Rescue Teams assembled for the launching.
Photos on the Facebook page of the city information office showed Santiago delivering some remarks.
According to the city information office, the olympics is initiated by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, the Bureau of Fire Protection and the Department of Interior and Local Government.(END)
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