Last 01 March 2018 at around 0600H, the Bureau of Fire Protection-ARMM personnel namely the Office of the Regional Director personnel, OPFM Maguindanao, EMRS, ORG Fire Station, Parang Fire Station and Sarmiento Sub-Station, spearheaded by their Regional Director, SSUPT SHIRLEY SAUSAL TELERON, CE, MGM, DSC initiated the KICK-OFF PARADE held at Municipality of Parang, Maguindanao, ARMM. This is to signify the commencement of the 51st Fire Prevention Month with theme of: Ligtas na Pilipinas, ang Ating Hangad, Pag-iingat sa Sunog sa Sarili Ipatupad”

The said KICK-OFF PARADE was joined by the Philippine National Police PRO-ARMM, Local Government Unit of Parang, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Easter Joy School/Drum and Bugle Corps, Notre Dame of Parang, Parang National High School and St. Benedict College of Parang.

Berong Bumbero, the official mascot of the Bureau of Fire Protection, distributed leaflets that informs the public about destructive fire and how to prevent such incident. It can be duly noted that there is program conducted after the said parade and the Guest Speaker is no other than the Municipal Mayor of Parang, DR. IBRAHIM P IBAY, represented by the Parang Municipal Administrator USMAN R. IBAY III. Further, the General Alarm Band played some songs to entertain the audience. Leaflets pertaining to fire prevention were distributed during the said program.