Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO), Province of Zamboanga Sibugay conducted a three a (3) day training-Seminar on Basic Firefighting Technique, First Aid Application and Rescue Technique last November 29 to December 1, 2013 at the provincial Capitol Grounds. The PDRRMO invited Trainers from the Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) through the Provincial Fire Marshall Cins. Freizer Agarin and also invited ten participants from every municipality. The BFP sent an eleven (11) man team to serve as trainers and the different Municipalities also send their participants; Siay - 10, Tungawan - 10, RT Lim - 10, Malangas - 10, Mabuhay - 8, Alicia - 9, Olutanga - 10, Titay - 4, Naga - 9, Kabasalan 10, Imelda - 10, Ipil - 10, Payao - 11, and 26 participants
from the provincial government. With the total of 147 participants and 11 trainers. On day 1, the training was graced by the Provincial Governor Atty Wilter Yap Palma who gives his inspirational message and Mr. Oliver Ombos also from DILG Provincial Office give a message on the importance of the said training. Cinsp. Freizer Agarin had emphasized the Rationale of the training and SFO4 Rommel S. Carpio laid down the house rules. Training proper started immediately the trainers give lectures on Medical First Response (MFR) Demo & Return Demo (Patient Assessment, Packaging, Bandaging, Splinting, Lifting & Moving) and after the lecture the participants give a return demonstration. On Day 2, The day started with simple physical conditioning, a recap on MFR, a lecture on Fire fighting techniques. A demonstration was provided by the trainers on how to handle fire hose, fire extinguishers and other basics on fire fighting. A return Demonstration was also given by the participants. In the afternoon, a lecture on Basic Rope Rescue and Rappelling Techniques (BRRT) was given to the participants and a demonstration was also given. On Day 3, The day started with simple physical conditioning, a recap on BRRT, A lecture on Water Search and Rescue (WASAR). The participants were introducing to the types of water rescue and other basics on water survival. The training ended in the afternoon with a simple ceremony.