School building in Cebu City partly damaged in dawn fire

By: Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital | January 17,2020 - 04:36 AM

This photo courtesy of the Cebu City Fire Station shows a burning school building along V. Rama Avenue in Cebu City. | contributed photo

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A fire broke out inside a faculty room of a school building along V. Rama Avenue in Barangay Guadalupe here on Friday dawn, January 17, 2020.

The Cebu City Fire Department said the fire started at the faculty room on the third floor of the Golden Success College building at around 1:33 a.m.

No one was reported injured during the fire.

Fire Officer 2 Fulbert Navarro, a fire investigator, told CDN Digital that the fire was raised to second alarm at 1:40 a.m. and was put under control at 2 a.m. It was declared “fire out” four minutes later.

Fire officials are still working to determine  exactly caused the fire.

As of this posting, fire officers have yet to inspect affected third floor of the building.

“Wala pa gyud tay cause ani. Atoa pa ni i-invetsigate,” said Navarro.

(We still know the cause of the fire. We will still investigate this incident.)

Navarro estimated the cost of damages at P50,000. /bmjo

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