Monday, 22nd September 2014

Click Icon to Share this post

Share

June 5,2013 12:06 AM

Bacolod City Fire Station (BCFS) had its new Rosenbauer firetruck blessed on Monday after the flag-raising ceremony with Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) 6 Regional Director, Sr. Supt. Eleuterio Iturriaga gracing the event.

According to BFP, BCSF has one of the two Rosenbauer firetrucks the region received from BFP’s national headquarter.

The other one is in Iloilo City Fire Station.

The Rosenbauer TLF 4000 is a 1,000-gallon capacity with a 240-hp water cooled main engine and connected to the water pump via power-take-off (PTO).

It has a seven-passenger seating capacity and can discharge 2,400 liters of water per minute.

Moreover, it has a strong water cannon that can push water up to 62 meters horizontally and 24 meters vertically – equivalent to an eight-story building.

The 240 hp engine is very capable to traverse on and off road and can be used to collect water from different sources. (PNA)

 

 

Opinion new Banner
Click image for full view
Hulidap

September 20, 2014 01:10 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

WHO will guard the guardians?

This is the scary question haunting the mind of Filipinos in the light of the involvement several policemen, some of them officers in a hold-up masqueraded as arrest or hulidap.  That it happened in Edsa, a major traffic artery in the nation’s capital and in broad daylight made the incident a chilling sight to the public. Read more...

How to make (unmake) good researchers in the academe

September 20, 2014 01:08 AM

By: Lucell Larawan

THAT teaching higher education courses without research track record makes an educator irrelevant and obsolete is not an understatement. His/ her strength in research measures whether or not he/ she is still speaking the language of the times or just shamelessly asserting archaic parlance to the detriment of educational systems. Read more...

One and the same ‘just wage’ awaits us all

September 20, 2014 01:06 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA

25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Gospel Reading: Matthew 20,1-16

OUR Gospel reading this Sunday presents a parable with a surprising ending: all the laborers who worked for varying durations end up receiving the same compensation. There is an apparent injustice here. Read more...

Capturing memories-2

September 20, 2014 01:04 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

A FEW months ago, a lady asked me about her family ancestry. That was a surprise because she ought to know more than I but she told me she was only told about it by an aunt who had already passed away. Read more...

Speak memory

September 20, 2014 01:02 AM

By: Juan L. Mercado

IN HIS book “Speak Memory,” novelist Valdimir Nabokov writes: Awakening of consciousness is a series of spaced splashes... until bright blocks of perception are formed affording memory and a slippery hold.”  Read more...

Negros News New Banner
Sports News New Banner
Business News New Banner
Community Events new Banner
About Us New banner
Foreign Exchange New Banner
order Newspaper New Banner
Order newspaper
interval banner