Army to fete firefighting personnel injured in Fort Bonifacio fire, explosion

By on May 18, 2014

Armed Forces of the Philippines. (File photo)
Armed Forces of the Philippines. (File photo)

MANILA — The Philippine Army (PA) will honor the members of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and fire volunteers who were injured during the Explosive Ordnance Division building fire and explosion incident at the Army Support Command in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City last May 7.

The awarding ceremony will be conducted during the flag raising ceremony on Monday at Fort Bonifacio.

Lt. Col. Noel Detoyato, Army spokesperson, said 11 BFP personnel and 17 fire volunteers will be feted.

The incident wounded over 32 personnel. Of the injured military men, two died in the hospital later.