6 fires on Sunday in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a span of nearly 10 hours, firefighters here responded to at least six fires, two of which affected residential areas, on Sunday, January 28. 1st fire The first fire broke out along…

Basak Pardo fire victims need help

Paul Lauro 01/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay officials in Basak Pardo here are asking help not only from concerned citizens, but also city officials as some of its 600 residents try to get back on their feet following the…

New Year’s Eve fire hits residential area in Brgy. Apas

Niña Mae C. Oliverio, Paul Lauro 12/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fire broke out in a residential area in Brgy. Apas, Cebu City at 5:57 a.m. on New Year’s eve, December 31, 2023. According to the report by the Cebu City Fire Station,…

Mayor confirms arson in Minglanilla courthouse fire incident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The fire that burned down a trial court in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu on Tuesday, December 12, was intentional. This was confirmed by Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad, who also revealed that the…

Probe underway to determine if fire in Mingla trial court was intentional

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Investigations are currently ongoing to determine if the fire that burned down a trial court and several government offices in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu on Tuesday, December 12, was intentional or not.…

BBQ grill fire destroys close to P1.3 million in properties

Paul Lauro 11/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to P1.3 million in properties went up in smoke in the BBQ grill fire here on Tuesday, November 14. The Cebu City Fire Station responded to a fire alert that erupted in…

Tejero fire: 150 left homeless, intentionally set?

Paul Lauro 09/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Did someone deliberately start the Barangay Tejero fire that gutted 23 houses early Thursday afternoon, September 28? Fire investigators have information that this may be so. Flames erupted in Sitio Tevil Villagonzalo at…

Maguikay fire: 1 injured, P1.5M in properties lost

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least P1.5 million in properties went up in smoke after a fire hit a warehouse in Mandaue City late Tuesday evening, September 5, 2023. Flames gobbled up a family-owned warehouse, which was…

Lapu-Lapu fire: P105,000 worth of property destroyed

Paul Lauro 08/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fire struck a residential area in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, August 3, burning down around P100,000 worth of properties. Firefighters in Lapu-Lapu City received a fire alarm from  Zone 1 in Barangay…

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…

P1.2 million in properties razed in 2 early Thursday fires in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two separate fire incidents here burned down around P1.2 million in properties and belongings early Thursday morning, November 10. Both fires took place in residential areas. No injuries were reported.  The Cebu City…

Halloween fire in Talisay City, Cebu displaces around 70 families

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 70 families lost their homes when a fire erupted in a river-side community in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City last Monday, October 31, officials said. Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas said the…

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