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Investigators not ruling out arson after loss of documents It was something they didn’t expect to happen. Various documents of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) went up in smoke in an early dawn blaze which struck the old DENR compound in Banilad, Mandaue City on Monday. The fire department […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Man tries to burn father’s house


A man who is said to be suffering from mental health problems allegedly tried to burn his father’s house on Tuesday noon. Reynante Elcontro, around 35 years of age, was seen hurriedly running down the stairs of his father’s home after a fire broke out inside the room he is occupying. According to SFO4 Deño […]

Posted: November 15th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Man tries to set toilet on fire


A man said to be suffering from a mental illness got jailed after he reportedly tried to set fire to the toilet inside the storage building of his sister in Belocura Compound, Visitacion St, Sambag Dos, Urgello St., Cebu City. FO3 Mariechel Caburnay of the Cebu City Fire Station said 50-year-old Nonelon Belucora was placed […]

Posted: July 18th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Man faces arson after torching own house


A MAN who allegedly torched their own house in Barangay Basdiot, Moalboal town, southwest Cebu last Sunday after suffering from a mental illness due to illegal drug use is now facing arson case. PO1 Welmar Bolahan identified the suspect as Elizar Legara. His father, Juan called up the police authorities and asked them to put […]

Posted: May 31st, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Man burns house


A 23-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he set his house on fire in barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu City yesterday morning. Frank Lloyd Casipong was known in the area as a drug user, said SPO1 Joseph Andrin, desk officer of the Hoops Dome Police Station. Police said the man argued with his brothers and sisters the night […]

Posted: January 19th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Gituyo ang pagsunog sa Lahug?


Daghang isyu ang mitumaw sa sunog niadtong Sabado sa gabii sa sitio Avocado, barangay Lahug diin sobra sa 80 ka mga panimalay ang nangaugdaw. Unang isyu, dugay kaayong nakaresponde ang mga bombero segun sa mga residente. Ultimo ang mga bombero nga anaa nahimutang sa tugkaran sa barangay hall sa Lahug, langay kaayong nakaresponde nga unta […]

Posted: December 27th, 2015 in Opinion | Read More »

Man burns house, holds 2 boys hostage in Consolacion


A man believed to be mentally unstable set his aunt’s house on fire then held two boys hostage at knife-point in Consolacion town, northern Cebu last Friday afternoon. Eight houses were destroyed in the fire. The hostage-taking ended when police subdued the 21-year-old suspect Jelo Rey Ramos. One of the boys sustained minor cuts. Police […]

Posted: November 22nd, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

Man jailed for arson, holding two boys hostage


A 21-year-old man was detained after he burned the house of his aunt after a heated argument and held hostage two minors past 2 p.m. in sitio East Binabag in barangay Tayud in Consolacion town. Neighbors said suspect Jelo Rey Ramos, who is a known drug users in their area, is mentally unstable and would […]

Posted: November 20th, 2015 in Breaking | Read More »

Talisay mayor wants city police chief out


Talisay City Mayor Johnny de los Reyes said he wants the police chief removed for initiating “fabricated charges” of arson against him. De los Reyes said he has lost trust and confidence in Supt. Reycel Carmelo Dayon and three other policemen after they filed a complaint for arson against the mayor for allegedly setting on […]

Posted: March 20th, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

Tisa fire razes 2 houses

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A morning fire razed a two-storey house and a two-door apartment and damaged another house in sitio San Isidro, barangay Tisa, Cebu City. Arson investigators pegged the property dam at P80,000. SF02 Alberto Jagdon of the Labangon Fire Station said they were looking into reports that the fire, which started in Gerry Econas’ two-storey house, […]

Posted: December 22nd, 2014 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »