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Spanish-American-inspired fireplace station constructing in Subic Bay opens

The P24.7-million Spanish-American-inspired constructing of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Fireplace Station 7 is operational. It sits on a 3,350-square-meter lot situated alongside Sampson Street nook Dewey Avenue. | SBMA

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—The P27.7-million new fireplace station constructing showcasing a Hispanic aesthetic function was inaugurated on this free port early this week, officers mentioned Thursday, June 23.

Rolen Paulino, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chair and administrator, mentioned the Spanish-American-inspired constructing known as “Fireplace Station No. 7” serves as the primary workplace of the SBMA Fireplace division. It has jurisdiction over the previous Ship Restore Facility, Naval Ship Depot, Industrial Parks, and the Central Enterprise District space.

Paulino described the development of the constructing on a 3,350-square-meter lot alongside Sampson Street nook Dewey Avenue as a “milestone.”

“Our firefighters are well-known, not solely in Central Luzon however within the Asian Area as nicely. And this milestone solely proves that our firefighters are dedicated to offering the best commonplace of service,” Paulino mentioned in an announcement.

SBMA Fireplace Chief Ranny Magno mentioned the proposal for the constructing was rejected initially as a result of it defies the normal design of fireplace stations within the nation.

However Magno mentioned it was lastly permitted after he insisted that the Hispanic aesthetic function is meant to protect the free port’s institutional reminiscence, wealthy historical past, and heritage as a former recreation facility of the Spanish Navy and later, the USA Navy.

“We should have a way of historical past. It is a former Spanish-American Naval Base,” Magno mentioned, including that the SBMA has at all times been a “show-window to the entire world” for with the ability to present rescue and retrieval operations even to Japan, Taiwan, Iran, and different Asian international locations.


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