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(UPDATE 2) Fire razes construction site in Taguig

Posted by Abi Kwok on September 15, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
First Posted 12:22:00 09/15/2008


MANILA, Philippines — A fire hit a construction site in Taguig City shortly before noon Monday, the Bureau of Fire Protection has said.

The BFP said the incident occurred at the M.P. Home in Global St., Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

The fire started at 11:35 a.m. and reached fourth alarm. The fire was declared out at 12:05 p.m. No one was reportedly hurt in the incident, the Taguig Fire Department said.

As of posting time, fire officials are investigating as to what had caused the fire.

With a report from Julie M. Aurelio, Inquirer


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Fire hits residential area in QC

Posted by Abi Kwok on September 4, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
First Posted 11:56:00 09/04/2008

MANILA, Philippines — Fire struck a residential village in Quezon City late Thursday morning, fire officials said.

The fire at Cypress Village in the village of Masambong in Del Monte Avenue, Quezon City has reached third alarm as of 11:23 a.m., officials from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.

Fire trucks from the Quezon City Fire Department have been deployed to the area.

No other details are available as of posting time.

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(UPDATE 2) 3 hurt as fire guts 15 homes in Taguig

Posted by Abi Kwok on September 1, 2008, Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 14:06:00 09/01/2008

MANILA, Philippines — An hour-long fire struck a residential area of Taguig City, gutting at least 15 houses early Monday afternoon, Senior Inspector Rolando Reodique, city fire marshal, said.

The fire at St. Michael’s Subdivision in the village of Hagonoy, which broke out at 1:22 p.m. reached the fifth alarm, burning down 12 houses and partially damaging three others, said Senior Fire Officer 4 Peter Se, chief arson investigator of the Taguig Fire Department, in a phone interview.

Se said three persons, including a child, suffered minor injuries. John Santos, 8, suffered from minor electrocution; Richard Santos, 21, had lacerations in his right forearm; and Mario Cipriano, 53, suffered first degree burns.

It took 16 fire trucks to fight the fire, which reportedly started at the house of a Pilar Cebrial, before it was declared out at exactly 2:10 p.m., Se said.

Abigail Kwok,; Julie M. Aurelio, Inquirer

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