Fire razes homes in Bulacao, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/05/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—An estimated 100 houses were burned down in a fire in Barangay Bulacao here on Thursday night, February 4, 2021. The fire was reported at 8:53 pm. It was raised to second alarm at 9:05…

Is Sitio Firing Range Lapu’s next COVID epicenter?

Immae Lachica 06/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After declaring Sitio Sta. Maria, Barangay Pusok as its first epicenter in Lapu-Lapu City, now the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) of the city is looking at a new epicenter, Sitio Firing…

Five sitios in Tejero placed under lockdown

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six sitios (sub villages) in Barangay Tejero have been placed under total lockdown because of the rising cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in these areas. Cebu City Legal Officer Rey Gealon,…

Inawayan locks down sitio, closes market for disinfection

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With Barangay Inayawan recording its first case of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, village officials found the need to take extra precautionary measures to contain the spread of the…

Lahug brgy officials prepare aid for fire victims

Zena V. Magto 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Susana Servise, 60, had just left her home in Sitio Drihoa in Barangay Lahug on her way to her catechism duties at the Lahug Elementary School when a fire broke in their area…

Scenes from the Lahug fire

Zena Magto 04/22/2019

LOOK: More photos from the Monday morning fire that damaged at least 17 structures including a multi-purpose center in Sitio Drihao, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. Residents have started to return to the fire site to look for…

Wednesday afternoon fire damages Lapu home

Benjie Talisic and Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A Wednesday afternoon fire damaged a house made of light materials in Sitio Purok Sampaguita, Barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu City. Fire Officer 3 (FO3)  Johnmer Lesiges of the Lapu-Lapu City Fire Department said that…

Saturday night fire damages 20 structures in Brgy Looc, Lapu-Lapu City

Doris C. Bongcac and Paul Lauro 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 20 structures including an eight-door apartment were damaged in a fire which hit a residential area in Sitio Guiwanon, Barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu City tonight, March 30. No casualties were reported as…

Mother arrested for trying to sneak drugs into jail

Benjie B. Talisic 07/13/2018

A 56-year-old mother was arrested for trying to sneak illegal drugs into the detention facility of the Carbon Police Station where her son Condrado is detained for an illegal gambling case. Police said that Erlinda Francisco placed…

Lapu-Lapu City inaugurates new jail in Sitio Soong

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 05/21/2018

A four-story Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) building was inaugurated in Sitio Soong, Brgy. Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City on Monday (May 21). The new facility will cater 1,000 inmates which will decongest the 2, 284 inmates…

State of calamity declared in three sitios in Brgy. Pasil

Nestle L. Semilla, Therese Mae Alegado 01/16/2018

  THE Cebu City Council yesterday declared a state of calamity in Sitios Lawis 1, Lawis 2 and Riverside in Barangay Pasil which was gutted by fire last Sunday, Jan. 14. The declaration of a state of…

LANDSLIDE KILLS 2

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/22/2017

The rain that fell most of Thursday has already stopped when Jun Rey Oyao, 30, heard a loud and deep creaking sound outside their home in Sitio Lower Ponce, Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City. Upon opening…

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