Fire burns down 13 houses in A. Lopez Street

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over P1.2 million in properties went up in smoke after a fire broke out in a residential area in Brgy. Labangon, Cebu City on Thursday afternoon, February 16.  Firefighters responded to a fire…

17 fires in Cebu City in January 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 17 fires were recorded in Cebu City for the month of January 2023.  Senior Fire Officer (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information officer of the Cebu City Fire Station, confirmed this number,…

7-minute fire burns down house, P27,000 worth of property; damages another in Lahug

Paul Lauro 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least P27,000 in personal belongings went up in smoke when a fire hit a residential area here on Monday morning, January 30. A total of 36 firetrucks responded to the fire that…

2 days before New Year, fire official reminds public anew to shun firecrackers

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two days before the New Year rolls in, a fire official reminds the public anew to not use firecrackers in welcoming the event to avoid untoward incidents from happening. Senior Fire Officer (SFO3)…

Fire destroys 2 houses in Cebu City on Christmas Day

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 12/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fire that broke out in Sitio Tugas, Barangay Inayawan in Cebu City destroyed two houses on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2022. This affected two families, made up of 14 individuals, said Fire…

Seek alternatives instead of using firecrackers, fire official suggests

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fire official of the Cebu City Fire Station is encouraging the public to seek alternatives instead of using firecrackers this holiday season. Senior Fire Officer (SOF2) Wendell Villanueva, information officer of the…

Cebu City fires gobble up record P500M worth of properties in 2022

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office recorded half a billion worth of lost properties from several fires that hit the city from January to December 4, 2022. This is the highest amount of damage…

Two fires hit Cebu City, 2 hours apart

Paul Lauro and Morexette Marie Erram 03/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two fire incidents broke out in Cebu City on Sunday, March 6. The first was reported in Salinas Drive, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City at past 3 p.m. on Sunday. The flames…

5 persons including 3 children perish in Arlington Pond fire

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least five people died in the fire that hit Arlington Pond, Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, August 31. Fire Officer 2 Fulbert Navarro confirmed that they found five bodies…

Afternoon fire guts two buildings, damages properties worth P3M

Paul Lauro and Morexette Marie Erram 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A late afternoon fire engulfed two commercial buildings and damaged around P3 million worth of properties on Friday, October 2, in downtown Cebu City. Firefighters from Cebu City responded to a fire alarm…

Fire destroys one house, damages another in barangay Tisa

Apple Ta-as 04/14/2016

A FIRE destroyed one house and damaged another in Doña Esperanza Village, Barangay Tisa, Cebu City Thursday afternoon. SFO2 Lowel Opolentisima, investigator of the Cebu City Fire Station, said they are looking into faulty electrical wiring as…

No guidelines, no charges against butane outlet owner

Apple Ta-as, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Vanessa Claire Lucero 11/05/2015

No charges will be filed against the homeowner whose eight employees were injured in an explosion caused by leaked butane canisters in Greyhound Subdivision, barangay Kinasang-an Pardo, Cebu City last Tuesday. “The fire was immediately put out.…

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