20 houses razed in San Roque fire PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 15:04

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

At least 20 houses were razed in a fire that broke out at an urban poor area in Ruste Drive, Pantano, San Roque before noon Tuesday.

Firemen from Sta. Maria Fire Station and Central Fire Station responded to the blaze

Report said the fire started at a house where children were reportedly seen playing with fire. Flames rapidly spread to  neighboring houses.

A resident whose house was affected by the fire reportedly collapsed amid the heat of the sun. She was taken to the hospital.

The fire was placed under control after an hour..

Affected families were immediately assisted by the barangay council led by Chairman Joselito Macrohon.

Fire investigators were still trying to determine the cause of fire and the damage it caused. – Dan Toribio