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


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

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—The P27.7-million new hearth station constructing showcasing a Hispanic aesthetic characteristic 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 referred to as “Hearth Station No. 7” serves as the primary workplace of the SBMA Hearth 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 Highway nook Dewey Avenue as a “milestone.”

“Our firefighters are well-known, not solely in Central Luzon however within the Asian Area as properly. And this milestone solely proves that our firefighters are dedicated to offering the very best normal of service,” Paulino mentioned in a press release.

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

However Magno mentioned it was lastly permitted after he insisted that the Hispanic aesthetic characteristic 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, america Navy.

“We should have a way of historical past. This can be 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 having the ability to present rescue and retrieval operations even to Japan, Taiwan, Iran, and different Asian international locations.

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