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I. GENERAL STATEMENT
Region IX or more popularly known as Zamboanga Peninsula consist of one (1) district (Zamboanga City FD), and three (3) provinces (Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay). It has five (5) component cities (Dipolog, Dapitan, Pagadian, Isabela and Zamboanga City) and sixty seven (67) municipalities. It has a total population of 3,547,096 and land area of 21,028.66 square kilometer.

The Bureau of Fire Protection, Region 9 presently has a total of forty three (43) fire stations in the region and manned with a total manpower complement of eight hundred forty (840) officers and personnel.


II. CAPABILITIES
BFP 9 operates in the thirty one (31) cities and municipalities throughout the region with a total of forty four (44) operational fire stations (sub-stations included).

Province/District

Total Number of Cities & Municipalities

Total Number of Cities/ Municipalities with FS

Deficit (without FS)

Zamboanga del Norte

27

12

15

Zamboanga del Sur

27

7

20

Zamboanga Sibugay

17

11

6

Zamboanga District

1

*2

0

TOTAL

72

31

41


Note: * - ZC Central FS & Isabela City FS only (excluding the substations of ZC)


Total manpower complement of BFP 9 which is now eight hundred forty (840), is composed of thirty seven (37) commissioned officers, seven hundred ninety three (793) non-commissioned officers and the remaining ten (10) are non-uniformed personnel (NUP).


There are at present a total of sixty six (66) fire-trucks of varying capacities region-wide. These include some donated units from LGU’s, and these were thinly stretched-out to the forty four (44) fire stations of this region.

 
     
     
 
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