Arson complaint readied against several individuals linked to Punta fire – CCFO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) is set to file formal complaints of arson against individuals allegedly behind the Barangay Punta Princesa fire possibly this week. Senior Fire Officer (SFO1) Wendell Villanueva, CCFO…

Rama to City Fire Dept.: File charges against arsonist behind Punta fire

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Cebu City Fire Department to find the person behind the devastating fire in Barangay Punta Princessa on Saturday evening and file appropriate charges. “Karon nga…

‘Drug dependent’ man arrested for setting house on fire in Brgy. Bulacao

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old ‘drug dependent’ man was arrested after he allegedly set on fire a house located in Cabancalan 2 in barangay Bulacao, Cebu City on Friday morning, February 18, 2022. The Cebu City…

Fire investigators look at arson as cause of Mambaling fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police now has custody of a man who is blamed for the fire that burned around 300 homes in Sitio Lawis in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City on Friday, November 26. The 39-year-old suspect,…

Unattended candle, arson seen as possible causes of dawn fire in Brgy Labangon

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 09/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Monday dawn fire that burned at least 80 homes in Barangay Labangon was traced to have started at the already “abandoned residence” that is said to be owned by a Cebu City…

Man accused of causing Panagdait fire faces homicide and arson charges

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The alleged drug addict who confessed to having set his own home on fire that later razed several other houses and killed one person in Sitio Panagdait, Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City, on Sunday,…

Star City fire caused by arson — investigators

Faye Orellana - INQUIRER.net 10/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Fire investigators said Sunday that the Star City amusement park was “categorically” set on fire intentionally. Pasay City Fire Marshal Paul Pili said that gasoline samples where found “in an area where it should…

Sinas tells Kapa officials to claim office vault now with Compostela police

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five days have passed since still unidentified men robbed and burned the Kapa Community Ministry International, Inc. office located in Barangay Poblacion, Compostela town. To date, no one from among the ministry representatives…

KAPA manager told to show up, issue statement on Compostela raid

Benjie B. Talisic 06/11/2019

COMPOSTELA, Cebu, Philippines —- The manger of KAPA Community Ministry International Inc. of Compostela town in northern Cebu should show up and issue a statement about the robbery and arson incident on June 8 in their compound.…

Sinas: Robbery, arson of KAPA Compostela office an inside job

Gerard Vincent Francisco 06/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “It was an inside job.” This was how Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, described the robbery and arson that happened last June 8 at the…

Family of elderly couple, who died in Carreta fire, mulls filing arson case

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the old couple, who died in the fire in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta in Cebu City on Saturday early morning, May 11, said they would file charges of arson…

Osmeña: Violence against allies will worsen leading to election day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña warns that violence and threats that he claims to be allegedly perpetrated by the police will worsen as the May 13 election draws nearer. Osmeña gave the warning…

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