Twin fires hit Bacolod
222 houses burn down in Brgy. 2 while another fire razes Hypermart in Brgy. Handumanan
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.