Twin fires hit Ba­colod

222 houses burn down in Brgy. 2 while an­other fire razes Hyper­mart in Brgy. Han­du­manan

Sun Star Bacolod - - Front Page - BY MERLINDA A. PEDROSA

A BLAZE de­stroyed 222 houses at the coastal area in Purok Ca­gay­cay, Barangay 2, Ba­colod City yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Bureau of Fire Pro­tec­tion (Bfp)-ba­colod records showed the fire broke out from the house of El­bert Deo, 34, at about 3:49 a.m.

It im­me­di­ately spread to other houses made of light ma­te­ri­als. No in­juries were re­ported.

In­ves­ti­ga­tion con­ducted by ar­son in­ves­ti­ga­tor Fire Of­fi­cers 2 Carlo Mal­lari and John Mon­dido showed that the fire started at the kitchen of the house of Deo.

The fire, which was put out at 8:20 a.m., de­stroyed an es­ti­mated P500,000 worth of prop­er­ties and reached to gen­eral alarm sta­tus.

Ar­son in­ves­ti­ga­tors have yet to de­ter­mine the cause of the fire.

Deo, who vol­un­tar­ily sur­ren­dered to Po­lice StaTWIN FIRES 11


EARLY morn­ing fire razes 222 houses at Purok Ca­gay­cay in Ba­colod City yes­ter­day, June 10.

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