Mahigit 20 pamilya, nawalan ng tirahan matapos matupok ng apoy sa Bacolod city

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Mahigit 20 pamilya, nawalan ng tirahan matapos matupok ng apoy sa Bacolod city kahapon ng tanghali, Martes (UNTV News)

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — Umaabot sa 20 bahay ang tinupok ng apoy sa Bacolod city kahapon ng alas dose y media ng tanghali, araw ng Martes.

Ayon sa inisyal na imbestigasyon ng Bureau of Fire Protection, nagsimula ang sunog sa bahay ng kinilalang Omi at Botchoy Pitogo  sa Barangay 39,  Bacolod city.

Hindi parin matukoy ang tunay na sanhi ng sunog.

Sa poste gid naglupok ang kalayo, amo to nagdamo ang kalayo kay wala man sang may nagtawag bomber (Translation : Sa poste talaga nagmula ang apoy, ayon kumalat kasi di agad nakatawag ng bumbero),” saad ng isang saksi.

Mabilis na kumalat ang apoy dahil dikit-dikit ang bahay na gawa sa light materials.

Wala namang nasaktan o nasawi sa sunog na ideneklarang under control pasado ala-una ng hapon. (UNTV News)

Fire reduces around 100 houses in Quezon City to ashes

Maris Federez   •   January 1, 2020

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Around 100 houses were reduced to ashes as fire razed Barangay Vasra in Quezon City an hour before the turning of the new year.

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said the fire immediately reached task force alpha on Palanas street at around 11 in the evening on Tuesday (Dec. 31) which left residents scurrying to leave the place with whatever household items they can bring.

Most of the households in the area were busy preparing for the new year festivities when the fire broke out.

The BFP firefighters declared fire out at past 1 in the morning.

Investigation on the cause of the fire is now in place said the BFP. — (with details from Nel Maribojoc) /mbmf

Fire displaces 700 families in Navotas

Robie de Guzman   •   October 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Hundreds of families in Navotas City have been displaced after a fire broke out in a residential area in North Bay Boulevard North early Friday morning.

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said the blaze erupted at past 2:00 a.m., and reached fifth alarm in just a few minutes.

The fire quickly spread and razed around 200 houses that were mostly made up of light materials.

It was declared fire out around 6 a.m.

The Navotas City Risk Reduction and Management Office said at least 700 families were affected by the fire.

The BFP is still accounting if there are fatalities or missing persons. It also has yet to determine the cause of the fire. – RRD (with details from Correspondent Asher Cadapan Jr.)

Fire breaks out in GenSan mall after earthquake hits city

Maris Federez   •   October 17, 2019

Firefighters try to extinguish fire in a burning mall caused by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in General Santos City, Philippines, 16 October 2019. According to local reports, several people are injured after the magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Philippines. EPA-EFE/RIC TARTADO

A fire broke out at a mall in General Santos City after an earthquake hit the city at intensity 5 on Wednesday night (October 16).

Mallgoers and employees of GMall in General Santos scurried out of the establishment after the fire broke out at past eight in the evening, just minutes after the quake.

The fire started at the ground floor of the building and quickly spread up to the third floor, in which time the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) declared a general alarm.

According to provincial fire marshal F/CInsp. Milo Manlabao, firefighters from nearby towns came to help extinguish the fire that took 17 hours before the authorities declared fire-out.

“Sa ngayon po nag-declare na po tayo ng fire out. One o’clock po (We declared fire-out at one o’clock),” Manlabao said.

Investigation on the cause of the fire and the damage incurred from it is now rolling. (from the report of Joan Nano) /mbmf

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