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…

Renovation of Mandaue City Hall expected to be completed next month

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The left wing of the Mandaue City Hall that was hit by a fire last June 11, 2020, is expected to be completely renovated next month according to Vice Mayor Glenn Bercede. Bercede…

Unattended candle eyed in Sambag 1 fire that destroyed P4M property

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An unattended candle was believed to have started the late afternoon fire on Saturday, September 25, in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City that destroyed at least P4 million worth of property. Senior…

Sta. Cruz barangay captain: We need help

Dyrecka Letigio 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sta. Cruz Barangay Captain Jerome Lim said the barangay coffers are running low after two major fires hit their village in the last three days. Lim said that because of the ongoing pandemic…

Second fire in 3 days in Brgy. Sta. Cruz displaces 100 individuals

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 individuals lost their homes after another fire erupted in a residential area in Brgy. Sta. Cruz on Thursday, September 2. Fire investigators said a total of 16 houses were burned…

Tumulak to Cebu City residents: Be more vigilant against fires

Dyrecka Letigio 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction and management urge residents to be extra vigilant this rainy season for possible sparks that may cause a fire.…

Barangayanihan helps put out Malapascua fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents in Sitio Pasil in Barangay Logon on Malapascua Island, Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu helped put out a fire that razed at least 10 houses on Sunday afternoon, August 15, 2021. Logon barangay…

Septuagenarian dies in Talisay City fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Elizabeth Echavez, 63, left their home in Sitio Caduldolan, Barangay Lawaan III in Talisay City Saturday night, July 31, to buy dinner that she would share with her older sister, Tionela. But fire…

P12M worth of property damaged in Capitol Site fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around P12 million worth of property loss was recorded by the Cebu City Fire Office after a fire hit at least three houses along Ma. Cristina Street in Barangay Capitol Site here on…

Capitol Site fire: P1.35M in properties lost 

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a million pesos worth of properties were lost to a morning fire today, June 18, that destroyed three establishments ang gutted another one in Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City. SFO2…

P4 million lost in Alcoy public market fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Friday night fire damaged at least 17 stalls located on the second floor of the public market in Alcoy town in southern Cebu. Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Michael Sabal of the Dalaguete…

Fire-damaged PGH calls for donations

Meg Adonis 05/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The state-owned Philippine General Hospital (PGH) on Sunday called for emergency donations after a fire damaged its pay hospital building. In a Facebook post, the PGH administration appealed for food and nonfood donations for…

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