February 3, 2020 (9:30 AM)— A Fire transpired in three (3) barangays of Jolo Sulu (Brgy. Chinese Pier, Takut-Takut and Tulay, Jolo Sulu) which approximately almost 1km. away from the Regional Maritime Office-BAR.
Together with Sulu MARPSTA personnel led by PCPT JOEL SENOGAT JR, Operation Officer, Regional Maritime Unit- BAR, Sulu Police Provincial Office, Red Cross, LGU, AFP and BFP-Jolo executed the Fire Evacuation Plan, assisted BFP firefighters to extinguish the fire, assisted civilians during the evacuation, conduct crowd control and protection of property in case some might take advantage of the situation.
Further, the PNP personnel manned and controlled the Traffic situation.
The velocity of the wind, convection/conduction of fire and light materials contributed in the immediate spreading of fire. At about 02:00PM of the same date fire-out was declared. The fire lasted for almost five (5) hours.
The cause of fire is still to be determined by BFP-Jolo, this is to include the number of Houses affected and amount of casualties.