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Sunday, 16 March 2014 14:20

A house was razed in a fire that was sparked by lightning in in Zone 5, Cacao around 7:20 a.m. lastFriday.

Cleotilde Apolinario y Perez was pasturing their bull in a mea dow amid rain, thunderstorm when saw their house struck by lightning.

Apolinario told the police she was surprised when she saw the lightning hit their house. It was followed by flames that razed their home.

Police said the house was totally destroyed despite the heavy downpour.

No one was hurt in the incident as all occupants managed to run out when the lightning ignited the fire.

Police estimated some P150,000 in damage.

The affected family was temporarily housed in their relatives’ homes  while they are still starting rebuilding their own house. – Dan Toribio Jr.