QC mayor orders inspection of old electricQC mayor orders inspection of old electrical connections in schoolsal connections in schools
- Written by Arlie O. Calalo
- Friday, 27 July 201
The order came from Mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista after he was briefed by the city engineering office on the current conditions of some school buildings all over the city, especially those that were built some decades ago.
Engineering department chief Joselito Cabungcal told reporters that public elementary and high schools built way back in the 1980s, 1970s and beyond are mostly fire-traps.
“Our thrust now is to inspect all old school buildings because of their poor electrical wiring system,” he said.
The move to conduct massive inspections of public school buildings came after a fire recently hit a public high school in Project 6 because of poor electrical wiring.
Initial investigation showed its electrical wiring was no longer suitable to the high power consumption of the school facility..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune