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Frasco to BFP, PNP: Probe Tuesday night fire

By: Doris C. Bongcac - Editor/CDN Digital | May 27,2020 - 06:46 AM
Liloan fire

The fire that damaged two establishments in Liloan town was said to have been caused by an open flame. | Contributed Photo

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco has ordered an investigation on the fire incident which damaged two establishments in Barangay Poblacion, Tuesday night.

A post on the town’s official Facebook page said that Frasco has ordered the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to do a joint investigation on the fire that broke at around 6:34 p.m.

Read: Damages in Liloan fire estimated at P2 million

Fire Inspector Harley Glenn Galpo of the Liloan Fire Department had already told Frasco that they are now investigating reports that the fire was caused by an open flame (daob).

The Tuesday night fire was raised to third alarm and was placed under control at 7:20 p.m.

It damaged a Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) sales and storage area and a surplus vehicle display area in Purok Avocado in Barangay Poblacion.

A certain Chrismal Yrog-Yrog was said to have sustained second-degree burns and was brought to a hospital for treatment.

“Mayor Frasco extends her gratitude to Liloan’s firefighters and first responders for their immediate response to the fire incident,” said the town’s Fb post.

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