CITY OF SAN FERNANDO The Philippine National Police (PNP) has warned the public not to buy unlabeled firecrackers.

Police Major General Eden Ugale, director of PNP Civil Security Group, said one of the common indicators of illegal firecrackers is not having proper labels.

“Dapat may label para alam natin kung saan at sino ang gumawa. Kapag walang label, posible na illegally manufactured ‘yan,” he said.

Ugale, a native of Pampanga, made the reminder during his visit at the Police Regional Office III in Camp Olivas here recently.

He said buyers must be wary of the items that they are buying, especially during this holiday season.

Ugale also warned sellers to ensure the legitimacy of their products and their operations.

Ugale has been leading a series of inspection of firecracker stalls in Bocaue, Bulacan as part of PNP’s precautionary measure for the holiday season.

“Titignan namin kung ang mga nagtitinda ba ang sumusunod sa mga batas dahil seryoso ang pagpapatupad natin lalo na at buhay at kaligtasan ng tao ang pinag-uusapan,” he said.