Sitio Baca fire destroys 12 houses, displaces 20 families

Nestle S. Semilla 01/23/2018

Cindy Almasa-Banzuela was just meters away from their house when the fire broke out in Sitio Baca, Barangay Apas, Cebu City yesterday (Tuesday). Banzuela said her friend called and told her that their house was on fire.…

Brownouts hit Tabuelan after fire destroys electric post

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2017

  At least two barangays in Tabuelan town in northwestern Cebu have no electric power since past 9 p.m. on Thursday after a late night fire in Barangay Poblacion razed a house and destroyed an electric post.…

Fire destroys two houses in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 07/30/2017

TWO houses were destroyed by fire at Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu early Sunday morning. The immediate response of firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to neighboring houses, SFO1 Climaco Salisid said. The fire was caused by an electrical…

Whirlwind destroys homes, displaces Danao families

Doris C. Bongcac, Inna Gian Mejia, Nestle L. Semillla 06/06/2017

Hundreds of families were displaced as strong winds, which they described as a “tornado”, tore through 16 houses and damaged 60 more in Barangays Suba and Taytay in Danao City at past 8 p.m. last Monday. One…

Fire destroys 15 houses in Sambag 2

Benjie Talisic 05/15/2017

AN overcharged cell phone that exploded after it was neglected by its owner caused the fire that destroyed 15 houses in Sitio Pagliob, Barangay Sambag 2 in Cebu City before noon yesterday. Senior Fire Officer Ariel Balajadia…

NPA destroys over P109M vehicles, equipment of Davao nickel mining firm

Inquirer.net 05/07/2017

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte — Over P109 million worth of vehicles and equipment were lost after communist rebels stormed a nickel mining firm in Mati City, Davao Oriental, on Saturday, authorities said yesterday. A total of…

Lapu fire destroys 45 homes

Norman V. Mendoza 05/01/2017

ABOUT 45 houses were destroyed and three were damaged by a fire that hit Sitio Caimitohan Sudtunggan in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City yesterday morning. Senior Fire Officer Climaco Salisid of the Lapu-Lapu City Fire Central District said…

Fire destroys Grande-Synthe migrant camp

04/11/2017

GRANDE-SYNTHE, France — A huge fire, apparently started deliberately, tore through the Grande-Synthe migrant camp near the northern French city of Dunkirk late Monday, reducing it to “a heap of ashes,” the regional chief said. Firefighters said…

Fire destroys 10 houses, damages 5 in Labangon

Benjie Talisic 04/10/2017

ABOUT 10 houses were destroyed while five others were damaged by a fire that hit Sitio Shang-rila 2 in El Salvador Extension, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City at past noon yesterday. Fire Investigator Alberto Jagdon Jr. said the…

C. Padilla, Cebu City fire destroys house, damages another

Benjie Talisic 04/05/2017

  A fire of still undetermined origin destroyed a house and damaged another in C. Padilla Street, Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City on Wednesday evening. The Cebu City Fire department received the fire alarm at 8:27 p.m. and…

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