City mobilizes response for Talon-talon blaze PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 14:11

By JASMINE MOHAMMADSALI

 

The City Government Monday mobilized its resources to respond to the needs of residents affected by the conflagration that hit barangay Talon-talon Monday morning (August 17).

Mayor Beng Climaco personally led the initial response to the fire call at Logoy Grande in barangay Talon-talon as personnel from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) and City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) were deployed to provide immediate assistance and relief support.

Aside from the immediate mobilization of resources, Climaco issued a call for help for the affected families. Donations may be coursed through the Talon-talon barangay hall, she said.

The chief executive also thanked the first responders on scene for their prompt and immediate action.

According to the initial report of the City Fire District, a total of 100 residential structures made of mostly light materials were affected by the fire incident at Logoy Grande, Talon-talon at 8:15 in the morning.

Investigations are ongoing to determine the actual cause of the fire but according to the City Fire District report, the fire started is believed to have started in one of the houses in the area.

No injuries and casualties were reported but damage to properties is estimated to have reached P3M.   Fire out was declared by the City Fire District at 9:15 AM. — Jasmine Mohammadsali