P1.8M lost in Thursday morning fire

Wenilyn B. Sabalo and Paul Lauro 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About P1.8 million worth of properties were lost in a fire that struck two establishments in Barangay T. Padilla, Cebu City, Thursday morning, June 23, 2022. According to the initial report of SFO1…

P11M lost in Cebu City resort fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Fire investigators continue to look into the cause of the fie that badly damaged a resort that is located in Sitio Fatima, Barangay Basak Pardo in Cebu City. The fire that affected Cebu Wetland…

Reblocking, van housing, MRB planned for Punta fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 827 families affected in the recent fire of five sitios in Barangay Punta Princessa will experience massive changes in the coming weeks. Primarily, victims will have to stay in the evacuation center…

BFP-7 : Fire incidents in Central Visayas up by 21%

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY — The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) has noted a 21 percent increase in the number of fire incidents in the region from January to March 2022 as compared to the same…

Police, fire investigators puzzled over minor’s death in Asturias fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police and fire investigators in Asturias town, northern Cebu are puzzled on how a minor ended up inside an establishment in barangay Santa Lucia that was burned down in a fire on Tuesday…

2 persons sustain burns, 2 dogs rescued during Banawa fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two individuals including a 76-year-old woman sustained burns while two dogs were rescued during a fire that hit a two-story residential house along 1240 Street in Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, April 26. WATCH:…

Grounded wires pose a challenge to firemen responding to Tipolo fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Grounded wires posed a challenge to Mandaue firefighters, who responded to an hour-long fire that happened in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City, past 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2)…

Cebu City fire razes 74 houses, displaces 614 individuals

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An afternoon fire razed 74 houses, leaving 614 individuals homeless on Friday, February 25, in Sitio Palsey Side, Barangay Sambag 2, Cebu City. Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Emerson Arceo estimated the damage to…

‘Drug dependent’ man arrested for setting house on fire in Brgy. Bulacao

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old ‘drug dependent’ man was arrested after he allegedly set on fire a house located in Cabancalan 2 in barangay Bulacao, Cebu City on Friday morning, February 18, 2022. The Cebu City…

BFP to Cebu City fire victims: Help us punish the perpetrator

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one has been charged for the fire incidents that were reported in Cebu City shortly after super typhoon Odette hit on December 16, 2021. As of this writing, Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Emerson…

Fire investigators look at arson as cause of Mambaling fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police now has custody of a man who is blamed for the fire that burned around 300 homes in Sitio Lawis in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City on Friday, November 26. The 39-year-old suspect,…

Fire burns down 9 houses in Kalunasan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 10/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nine houses were totally burned while one was partially damaged after a fire hit Sitio Manggahan in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, October 26, 2021. Fire Officer (FO2) Fulbert Navarro of…

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