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…

Fire razes 25 houses in Labangon, Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo and Paul Lauro 01/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– A total of 25 houses were affected in a fire hit a residential area along Katipunan Street in Sitio Callejon,  Barangay Labangon here on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. FO1 Pedie Canillas of the Cebu…

Chan to victims of Ibo fire: You can rebuild your houses in the area

Futch Anthony Inso 01/23/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan assures fire victims from Sitio Commonwealth in Barangay Ibo that they can still build again their houses in the area. Chan made the assurance since the lot…

Donations needed for Ibo fire victims: No worn-out clothes please

Doris C. Bongcac 01/17/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Victims of the fire that broke out in a coastal community in Barangay Ibo in Lapu-Lapu City are in need of help. But, Nagiel Bañacia, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and…

P3M worth of properties lost in Pahina Central fire

Paul Lauro 12/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least three million worth of properties were destroyed while two persons were injured when a fire broke out in a residential area in Barangay Pahina Central in Cebu City on Saturday, Dec.…

Christmas tree in Iloilo town plaza goes up in flames

Joey Marzan 12/23/2022

ILOILO CITY—A giant Christmas tree in an Iloilo town plaza went up in flames late Friday afternoon, December 23. According to Mayor Marina Gorriceta of San Miguel town, Iloilo, they have yet to determine what caused the fire but pointed to…

Woman dead, her mom injured as fire razes their house in Lapu-Lapu

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 12/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman in her 20s died while her mother was injured in an early morning fire, today, Dec. 11, that razed their two-storey house in Sangi Road, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City. FO2 Jeffrey…

Mambaling dawn fire leaves 330 families homeless

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 330 families were left homeless after a fire broke out in a thickly populated community in Sitio Wangyu, Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City at dawn on Sunday, Dec. 4. In…

Guadalupe fire: P1.8 worth of properties lost; 50 individuals left homeless

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 11/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sitio Dakit, Barangay Guadalupe fire on Nov. 25, which is believed to be the 17th fire that hit Cebu City this month, destroyed P1.8 million worth of properties and left 50 individuals…

Fisherman in small boat: There were a lot of people to be saved, so I made sure to save them

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Barangay Looc in Mandaue City will be recognizing one of its constituents for saving a few individuals including a 3-month-old baby during the huge fire in Sitio Paradise in the barangay on Tuesday…

Barangay Looc declares state of emergency due to massive fire

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Barangay Looc in Mandaue City has declared a state of emergency after it was hit by a massive fire on Tuesday, November 22. Looc Barangay Captain Allan Siazon, on Thursday, November 24, said…

Cortes to let fire victims return, rebuild their homes

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has promised the fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc that they can return and build their houses in the area. Cortes made this promise during his visit…

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