Sambag 1 Fire: The aftermath

Gerard Francisco 10/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At dawn of October 19, 2019, a fire broke out in Sitio Amor in Barangay Sambag 1. Over 32 houses were burned down and 98 families or 340 individuals lost their homes to…

Dawn fire in Consolacion razes 3 food stalls

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 10/15/2019

 CEBU CITY, Philippines—Three food stalls at the Tambayan sa Lacion Food Park in Barangay Pitogo, Consolacion, Cebu were burned down in a fire that struck at around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. According to Fire…

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…

Sunday dawn fire damages apartment unit in Brgy Guadalupe

Benjie B. Talisic 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A Sunday dawn fire damaged an apartment unit that is being leased by a policeman in Sitio Kawayan, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. The first alarm fire was reported at 1:59 a.m. and was…

Palma: Dawn Masses should be in the spirit of prayer, sacrifice

Zena V. Magto 12/16/2018

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma urged the Catholic faithful to attend the Christmas nine day novena dawn Masses, not because of expectations of wishes coming true, but in the spirit of prayer, sacrifice and perseverance. “Many believe that…

Cebuanos told to observe traffic rules to avoid congestion near churches during dawn Masses

Morexette B. Erram 12/10/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will deploy at least four traffic enforcers near churches during the Misa de Gallo that will start on December 16. Francisco Ouano, CCTO operations officer, said that…

Businessman wounded in pre-dawn shooting in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 05/14/2018

A businessman, who is the father of a candidate for a barangay post in Lapu-Lapu City, is in critical condition after he was shot by an unidentified assailant in Lopez Jaena Street, Barangay Poblacion of the city…

From dusk to dawn

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/06/2018

Metro Cebu’s firefighters worked night and day to put out the fire that hit Metro Ayala Twenty-year-old firefighter Carl Omega had not slept hours as he and fellow firefighters had their hands full trying to put out…

Loot bags for kids attending dawn Masses; bundles of joy for 70 less fortunate families

Benjie Talisic 12/23/2017

  Like the three kings offering gifts to the child Jesus in Bethlehem at the manger, the police officers of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) are sharing gifts and singing carols to children and to less…

One hurt, 150 families lose homes to dawn fire

Norman V. Mendoza 06/12/2017

A woman was severely burned while 150 families were displaced by a fire that razed 50 houses in Sitio Lower Malibu A at Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City, at past 4 a.m. yesterday. Candida Tuston, a food vendor,…

10 injured as stage collapsed amid heavy rain in Minglanilla,Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/16/2017

Heavy rains at dawn on Easter Sunday caused a stage to collapse and injure ten people in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu The victims were taking shelter from the heavy rains while waiting for the Sugat Kabanhawan…

Hundreds left homeless in Tisa, Labangon dawn fire

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Vanisa P. Soriano 02/20/2017

IN yet the biggest fire in Cebu City for the year, hundreds of families were left homeless when a fire allegedly caused by a kerosene lamp inside a house in Barangay Tisa, quickly spread to Barangay Labangon…

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