BFP-7 chief: Two Ermita residents hurt in fire

Benjie Talisic, Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 02/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two people were confirmed to have sustained injuries when a huge fire broke out in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City. Fire Senior Superintendent Gilbert Dolot, director of the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas…

Three fires in Cebu, Mandaue cities

Anie M. Paujana, Bjorn Abraham Tabanera, Doris C. Bongcac, Melissa Q. Cabahug 10/04/2014

  A house in Sitio lower Careta, barangay Careta caught on fire at past 7 a.m. today. Home owner Alex Morimon was reported to be cooking rice in his kitchen when a nearby container caught fire, he…

Arson probers still looking for clues

Melissa Q. Cabahug 10/02/2014

Arson investigators has summoned at least four people whom they believe could shed light on what really caused the fire that levelled a slum area in Cebu City on Tuesday. Chief Insp. Rogelio Bongabong Jr., the city…

Despite the rain, 114 houses burn down; over 800 people lose homes

Chito O. Aragon, Melissa Q. Cabahug 10/01/2014

A rainswept afternoon yesterday didn’t stop fire from engulfing the interior of barangay Luz, Cebu City, a site struck by fire just two years ago. Wooden houses and those made of light materials were the first to…

200 families displaced by barrio Luz fire

Melissa Q. Cabahug 09/30/2014

UPDATED, 6:53 p.m. The fire in Barrio Luz destroyed at least 80 houses. An estimated 200 families were displaced by the fire. Fire Marshall Rogelio Bongabong of the Cebu City Fire Department pegged damages at P700,00. He…

100-year-old ‘lola’ dies in house fire

Chito O. Aragon, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/26/2014

An elderly woman  died after she was trapped in her burning house  in barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City past 10 a.m. yesterday. The charred remains of 100-year-old Juanita Arcaya   were  found in the rubble of  her room on…

Fire guts downtown lodge, appliance shop

Chito O. Aragon 09/23/2014

An appliance center and a lodging house in downtown Cebu City were gutted by an early morning fire yesterday. No one was reported hurt as all guests staying in the 28-room Sandigan lodge were able to get…

78 families lose homes in Kamputhaw blaze

Melissa Q. Cabahug 09/18/2014

An early morning fire yesterday displaced 78 families or 298 persons in Purok 8, sitio Little Pasil in barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City. Some residents blamed 29-year-old Orlando Mendoza for starting the blaze after seeing him set fire…

50 houses razed in Camputhaw fire

Melissa Q. Cabahug 09/17/2014

Several families were displaced in a fire that razed 50 houses in barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City at dawn Wednesday. Fire investigators said the fire started in the house of Orland Mendoza in Purok 8, Little Pasil around…

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