Zero reports of firecracker injuries in Bukidnon during Christmas

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 27 Dec) – Police and hospital sources said there were no reported injuries on pyro-techniques and related incidents during the Christmas celebration.

P03 Romando Sambile, firearms non-commissioned officer of the Bukidnon Provincial Police Office, said the report is based on submissions from the police stations in the province’s 20 towns and two cities.

He said the reports from police stations have already arrived but there were no incidents related to firecrackers and other related incidents.

P03 Polinar Sencil also said there were no reported incidents around Malaybalay City.

The Malaybalay Emergency Response Unit (MERU) also reported not having received and responded to any pyro-techniques related incident.

Engr. Sony Dabe Belderol, MERU chief, said they received and responded to only one incident related to firecrackers last year. He said only one incident was also reported to them in the anticipation of the new year last year.

Lanie Sugi, an admission officer at the Bukidnon Provincial Medical Center, said they had admitted no patient related to pyro techniques related incidents so far.

The Bureau of Fire Protection in Malaybalay City also received no reports of fire related to pyro techniques, according to Fire Officer Aldren Paul Ronolo. (Walter I. Balane / MindaNews)