October 2, 2022

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Fireman dies during firefighting operation in Polangui, Albay

Photo: Jhimus Barrios, Polits Casafuego

Fireman died of hypertension during firefighting operation in Polangui, Albay.

FINSP Aramis Balde of BFP Region V confirmed that there was a casualty in the fire that occurred at a hardware store of JP Liao in the center of Polangui, around 2 pm, Monday, January 24, 2022.

Fireman Ramon Quiapon Jr., team leader of the Polangui BFP Team suffered attacked by his hypertension at the time of responding to the incident.

Photo: Jhimus Barrios, Polits Casafuego

Other fire trucks also responded, coming from Libon, Ligao, and Oas.

Authorities are still investigating the source of the fire.