BRP Gabriela Silang conducts fire drill in KIG waters in West Philippine Sea

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)’s offshore patrol vessel BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) has conducted a fire drill in Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) waters in West Philippine Sea.

The PCG said its personnel aboard “BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) underwent fire drill at the vicinity waters northeast off Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) yesterday, 20 May 2021.”

“The BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) regularly conducts damage control simulations, such as fire drills, to maintain and improve the proficiency of PCG personnel in responding to emergencies at sea,” PCG said.