‘Stationary housing’ eyed for Looc fire victims

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/29/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government is planning to build a ‘stationary housing’ for fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc at a primary idle land near the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC). Lawyer John…

More aid for Mandaue’s fire victims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More help has arrived for the thousands of individuals in Brgy. Looc, Mandaue City displaced by a massive fire. The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), has…

Looc fire victims among beneficiaries of housing project in Tipolo

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu–Victims of the massive fire in Sitio Paradise in Barangay Looc will be among the beneficiaries of the housing project located in Sitio Maharlika in Barangay Tipolo here. Mayor Jonas Cortes announced this on Friday,…

Monday morning fire guts 25 homes in Brgy Subangdaku, Mandaue City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least 60 families were displaced by a fire that hit a thickly populated community in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Subangdaku in Mandaue City shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday, August 16. The fire…

Banawa fire destroys P1.8M worth of property

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— An estimated P1.8 million worth of property was damaged in a fire that hit an establishment in Good Shepherd, Banawa in Barangay Guadalupe here past 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021.  According to…

Dawn fire in Cabancalan, Mandaue razes warehouse storing paint

Mary Rose Sagarino, Paul Lauro 02/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A warehouse storing paint in sitio Pilit, barangay Cabancalan here was razed by a fire on Thursday dawn, February 11, 2021. Initial details from the Mandaue City Fire Station (MCFS) said it received the fire…

Mandaue fire displaces more than 500 individuals

Doris C. Bongcac 12/07/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More than 500 individuals were left homeless less than three weeks before Christmas after a fire hit a thickly populated area in Barangay Looc in Mandaue City, Sunday night, December 6, 2020. In…

Charred body of late Judge Gestopa’s missing grandson found

Doris Mae Mondragon 02/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Relatives finally found the remains of Gerick Gestopa on Wednesday afternoon, February 19, 2020, or two days after a fire burned their home and at least 14 others that are located at the…

Search for missing boy in Mandaue fire continues

Rosalie Abatayo 02/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Over 24 hours since the Monday dawn fire that hit Barangay Centro here, members of the Mandaue City Fire Station continue their search for Gerick Gestopa, the 21-year-old special child who was believed…

Retired judge, wife sacrificed their lives to save grandchild

Rosalie Abatayo 02/17/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Gerick Gestopa, 21, was the apple of the eyes of his grandparents, retired judge Gerardo Gestopa and wife, Louella. “First apo man gud nila maong pinangga gyud kaayo nila,” said Cesar Gestopa, the…

Retired judge and wife reportedly among those killed in Mandaue fire

Norman Mendoza, Rosalie Abatayo 02/17/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu—A retired judge and his wife were reportedly among those who perished in a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Centro here on Monday dawn, February 17, 2020.  Charred remains of a woman…

Charred remains of woman found in burned down Mandaue residential area

Norman V. Mendoza 02/17/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu—Firemen found the charred remains of a woman in the fire scene in Zamora Street, Barangay Centro, Mandaue City on Monday morning, February 17, 2020. The fire broke out at around 2 a.m. and reached…

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