Three homes gut­ted in Is­abela blaze

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At least three homes were de­stroyed af­ter a fire broke out late Wed­nes­day evening in a res­i­den­tial area of Barangay 7 in Is­abela, Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal.

In a ra­dio in­ter­view yes­ter­day morn­ing, Is­abela Mayor Joselito Mal­a­bor, said the fire started around 11:45 p.m. and lasted for at least two hours be­fore re­spond­ing firefighters de­clared a “fire out.”

Mal­a­bor said no one was in­jured and the Bureau of Fire Pro­tec­tion is cur­rently try­ing to de­ter­mine the cause.

Due to the in­ci­dent, the mayor ap­pealed for lo­cal res­i­dents to dou­ble check and se­cure all elec­tric and gas lines be­fore go­ing to sleep.

He also thanked the first re­spon­ders from neigh­bor­ing lo­cal­i­ties for their as­sis­tance./DGB,

(Aksyon Radyo-Ba­colod photo)

At least three homes were de­stroyed af­ter a fire broke out late Wed­nes­day evening in a res­i­den­tial area of Barangay 7 in Is­abela, Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal.

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