Woman hurt as fire destroys 14 homes

By: Apple Ta-as April 16,2016 - 09:19 PM
video

A fire broke out in Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City Saturday night. (Contributed by Third Tiu)

A woman was injured after a fire broke out in a residential area along Villalon Drive, sitio Lower Panaghi-usa, Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City on Saturday night.

At least 14 houses were destroyed after a fire had allegedly started from a parked Toyota Light Ace Van (GDZ-800) at 6:13 p.m.

SFO2 Alberto Jagdon Jr., fire investigator, told Cebu Daily News by phone that a witness named as Antonio Siano told them that the fire started from the bottom portion of the parked vehicle and it immediately spread to the house owned by Luis Lim.

His wife Nancy, who immediately noticed the flame, went out of the house with Luis but suffered minor burns on her left face, shoulder and back as the van was parked in front, along the exit path.

The fire was placed under control at 6:52 pm. Jagdon said Lim is the father of Maria Eloise Lim, incumbent barangay chairperson of Sta. Cruz. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Damages were pegged at P250,000.

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: Cebu City, fire

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.