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Boy perishes in dawn fire

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A 10-year-old boy died in a fire that gutted 40 houses and displaced 47 families in Sitio Cabancalan I in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City, at past 5 a.m. yesterday. Frederick Sumagang’s charred remains were found in an alley outside their two-storey home where the fire reportedly started. The cause of fire has yet to be […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Fire damages 9 houses in Consolacion


Nine houses made of mix concrete and light materials were damaged by fire that hit a residential area in in Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion town, Cebu on Thursday afternoon. According to SFO1 Tyron Gocela, investigator from Consolacion Fire Station, the fire allegedly started at the houses of Edna Tibon and Dutosme Indang. The fire, which started […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Boy dies in Bulacao fire

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CEBU CITY—A 10-year-old boy was killed in a fire that gutted his home and 39 others in Sitio Cabancalan I in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City past 5 a.m. on Thursday. The charred body of Frederick Sumagang, a special child, was found outside their two-story residence where the fire reportedly started. The cause of fire had […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

54 houses destroyed, 4 damaged in Iloilo City fire


ILOILO CITY — At least 54 houses were destroyed while four others were damaged when fire hit Barangay Lopez Jaena Norte in La Paz District, Iloilo City, past midnight on Sunday. The fire broke out at 12:30 a.m. on the second floor of the house owned by the couple Marlon and Tessie Jaena. “An electric […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Fire breaks out in Mandaue, Cebu cities


Amid heavy rains spawn by tropical depression Crising (now downgraded to low pressure area), a fire broke out at 11 p.m. near Toyota Motors in Sitio San Vicente Ferrer, Barangay Tabok in Mandaue City, damaging at least seven structures. The fire, of still unknown origin, was placed under control after 16 minutes, said Felix Suico, […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Fire destroys Grande-Synthe migrant camp


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 at least 10 people had been injured in the blaze at the camp, which was home to some […]

Posted: April 11th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Fire destroys 10 houses, damages 5 in Labangon


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 fire was caused by electrical misuse at the home of a certain Francisco Basan. The fire spread to […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Labangon fire destroys ten houses, damages five

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A mid-afternoon fire destroyed ten houses and damaged five more in Sitio Shangrila 2 in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City on Monday. SFO4 Jovito Abelgas said the fire was reported to have started at the residence of a certain Francisco Basan Jr. But Abelgas said he could not yet say what really caused the fire, which […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Mandaue fire victims start moving out of CICC by batches


MORE than 300 victims of a fire in Barangays Guizo and Mantuyong, Mandaue City, who took shelter at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) grounds for more than a year, started to return to their barangays, Friday. Of the 657 victims given lot assignments by the city government, only 369 would be able to return […]

Posted: April 7th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

One house destroyed, three damaged in fires


ONE house was destroyed while three structures were damaged in two separate fires that broke out in Cebu City yesterday. At past noon, a fire destroyed a house and damaged two structures in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. Damages were pegged at P100,000 and fire investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire that […]

Posted: April 4th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »