Fire hits Barangay Banilad
Three houses were burned down while three others were partially burned in a fire that hit Sitio Lower Sampaguita in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City.
The alarm was received at 10:48 am and was placed under control at 11:35 am.
SFO1 Noel Codilla said that the fire started in the boarding house owned by Edwardo Mendez, where a certain Randy Molato was cooking over a gas-run stove.
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Molato said that while he was cooking, the gas hose burst and ignited the fire which immediately spread to the neighboring houses.
According to Codilla, Molato suffered 2nd-degree burns and was rushed to the hospital.
No casualties were reported, said Codilla which damage is pegged at P1.2 Million.
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