Candon City will soon have a new fire station and it will be the most modern design and first of its kind in the region.
The modern fire station will rise at the old slaughterhouse site in barangay San Isidro, Candon City.
According to City Fire Marshall F/Sr.Insp. Nemesio Valenciano, the 19.4 million two-storey building with roof deck which can accommodate four firetrucks and one ambulance which incidentally is what the city has.
The city fire station has two fire trucks, and one ambulance provided by the city government.
Engr. Naulie Cabanting, City Planning and Development Coordinator and Chairman of the City’s Bids and Awards Committee, said that the fire station is soon to be bid after it was posted for bidding on March 22.
The construction is expected to be completed within the year.
The update of the said project was relayed by BFP Regional Director F/SSupt. Lilibeth Simangan, together with her fellow BFP officers, when she paid courtesy call to City Mayor Ericson Singson recently.
City Mayor Singson assured the BFP officials of the city government’s full support to all BFP initiated and regular programs.
The City’s Fire station also serves as main back up to nearby towns having the most number of fire trucks in southern Ilocos Sur.