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Over 100 houses destroyed in Lapu fire; investigators to confirm report of missing child


More than a hundred houses were destroyed by fire that hit a densely populated area in Sitio Opa Matumbo, Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City past 2:00 a.m. Sunday. A child was also reported missing, however SFO1 Climaco Salisid, fire investigator of the Lapu-Lapu City Fire Department, said they have yet to confirm this report. Narrow alleys […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Fire destroys 30 houses in Labangon


CEBU CITY—Fire of still unknown origin destroyed at least 30 houses at Sitio Kamangahan, Barangay Labangon in Cebu City on Sunday dawn. Senior Fire Officer 2 Ramon Molina of the Cebu City Fire Department said they received the fire alarm at 1:28 a.m. It was placed under control at 2:02 a.m. No one was seriously […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Fire destroys 15 houses in Sambag 2


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 said four more houses were damaged by the fire that was put out at 12:22 p.m. He said […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Fire destroys 15 houses, damages 4


15 houses were destroyed while four more were damaged in a fire that broke out at Sitio Pailob, Barangay Sambag 2, Cebu City on Monday morning. The alarm was recieved at 11:52 this morning and was placed under control at 12:22 p.m. SFO2 Ariel Balajadia of Sambag 2 Fire Station said the fire started at […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

MANDAUE CITY: Tabok high school wins Fire Olympics


TEN public high schools in Mandaue City participated in the Fire Olympics on May 5 as part of the activities for Mandaue fiesta. Tabok National High School won first place with P15,000 cash prize and a medal for each of the 11 members, followed by Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School at second place with […]

Posted: May 12th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

PH drug war under fire at UN rights council


GENEVA — The Philippines came under global pressure Monday over its deadly drug war, facing calls for action following an alleged wave of extrajudicial killings. Diplomats from all continents raised concern over the surge in deaths during President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called anti-drug campaign, which has claimed thousands of lives since he took office last year. […]

Posted: May 9th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Cordova fire razes 39 houses


  Very narrow alleys in an interior portion of Barangay Catarman, Cordova town, made it difficult for firemen to penetrate and control the fire that lasted for over an hour Wednesday evening. A total of 39 houses were burned by the fire, of which 33 were totally damaged and six partially burnt. The houses were […]

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

Fire damages 4 houses in Cordova

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  Four houses were damaged by fire that broke out at Sitio Bliss, Barangay Ibabao, Cordova town, Cebu past 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. SFO4 Randy Mario Cuizon of Cordova Police Station said they received the alarm at 5:28 p.m. The fire was placed under control at 5:45 p.m. SFO4 Cuizon said no one was hurt […]

Posted: May 4th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Fire kills 86-year-old, granddaughter


An octogenarian and her teenage granddaughter died in a fire that hit Purok Kapayas, Barangay Canjulao, Lapu-Lapu City at 2:18 p.m. yesterday which ate up 16 houses. The burned remains of Aurea Jumao-as, 86, and her granddaughter Jane Ycong, 14, were recovered at the second floor of the two-storey house where they both lived. Jumao-as, […]

Posted: May 2nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Two perish in Lapu fire


An 86-year-old grandmother and her 14-year-old granddaughter perished in a fire that hit Sitio Kinalumsan, Barangay Cajulao in Lapu-Lapu City past 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Aurea Jumao-as and her grandaughter named Jane Ycong were burned to death after they were trapped inside their house. Edna Jumao-as, Ycong’s mother, said her mother can no longer walk […]

Posted: May 2nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »