Narvacan Fire Station to the Rescue

narvacan rescue

The municipality of Narvacan is one of the largest municipality of the Province of Ilocos Sur in terms of land area with a total of 113 sq. km or 11,365 hectares and composed of 34 barangays. The town has a total population of 45,036 as of CY 2013.

Narvacan Fire Station has 8 BFP uniformed personnel manning 1 unit Isuzu Forward Morita Firetruck with a water capacity of 4,000 liters serving the municipality of Narvacan and Nagbukel respectively. Narvacan Fire Station has been rendering for 32 years of public service.

On the noon of August 18, 2014, the Municipal Mayor , Hon. Zuriel S. Zaragoza requested the assistance of BFP Narvacan in transporting evacuees, victims of flashflood at Brgy. Abour, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur.
This station together with the Philippine Army proceeded to area and have met some unfortunate event along the way such as the sudden surge of flashflood that submerge the firetrucksā€™ engineĀ  and caused the firetruck to stuck in the middle of flooded area. However, the team have accomplished their task and arrived at the evacuation site safely despite incident.