Brgy Basak San Nicolas dad belies allegations of negligence over fire response

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of Barangay Basak-San Nicolas in Cebu City has denied allegations that they were negligent in their response to the fire that burned a house in Sitio Toong of the said barangay…

P28M worth of properties lost in dawn fire in Brgy. Cansojong, Talisay City

Paul Lauro 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least P28 million worth of properties were lost in a fire that hit a warehouse that was used to store “bihon” (noodles) in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City at dawn on Monday, March…

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…

Fire hits store in Ermita in Cebu City; 1 injured

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One individual was confirmed to be injured in a fire that hit a store in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Saturday afternoon March 5, 2022. Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Fulbert Navarro said that…

In Photos: Fire hits construction firm’s warehouse

Doris C. Bongcac 02/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Fire burned the warehouse of PDL Construction located in Barangay Alang-alang in Mandaue City shortly after midnight on Monday, February 21, 2022. The fire alarm that was reported at 12:14 a.m. was placed…

Rama orders security around burned mall to avoid looting

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the Cebu City Police Office to provide ample security at a mall in Barangay Mabolo, which was destroyed by a fire on January 28, 2022. The…

Overheating generator possible cause of fire in Carbon Market

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A generator set that reportedly overheated likely caused the fire that partially razed an establishment located at the Carbon Public Market Unit 2 in barangay Ermita here on Monday morning, January 3, 2022.…

Basak San Nicolas fire razes 53 houses, displaces 474 individuals

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 12/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly 500 individuals were displaced after a morning fire today, December 13, razed 53 houses in Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City. Basak San Nicolas Barangay Captain Norman Navarro said that most of…

Cebu City Council told: Declare state of calamity in fire-struck Mambaling sitios

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is asking the  City Council to declare a state of calamity in Mambaling sitios hit by Friday night’s fire. Rama said in a press conference on Saturday that…

Fire hits docked ship in Consolacion; damage to property pegged at P1M

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 11/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A late morning fire damaged a passenger cargo ship docked in Barangay Tayud in Consolacion town on November 12, 2021. Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Jayvee Ango, a fire investigator, pegged the damage to…

Fire destroys COVID-19 vaccines in Zamboanga del Sur gov’t building

Leah Agonoy 11/02/2021

PAGADIAN CITY – A fire that broke out inside the provincial government center here shortly before midnight on Sunday destroyed supplies of COVD-19 vaccines and other routine vaccines for people in the province. Dr. Anatalio Cagampang Jr.,…

Unplugged computer may have caused Banilad fire — fire prober

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/14/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The fire that razed 30 houses and displaced at least 100 individuals in Sitio Mohon 2, Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City on Wednesday, October 13, may have been caused by an unplugged electrical appliance…

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