Easter Sunday fire damages dormitory in Cebu City

By: Paul Lauro - Correspondent | April 05,2021 - 07:06 AM

Photo courtesy of the Cebu City Fire Office

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Fire hit a residential building located along RR Landon Street in Barangay Sta. Cruz, Cebu City shortly before midnight on Monday, April 5.

Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Emerson Arceo said that an explosion was heard at the ground floor of the ESP Building, where a canteen is located, before fire spread to its upper floors.

The four-storey structure that is owned by the Espina family is being used as a dormitory/ boarding house.

Arceo said that the fire was reported at 11:01 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 4.  It was raised to second alarm 22 minutes later and was placed under control at 12:13 a.m. of April 5. / dcb

 

 

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