Fire razes 100 homes in Ipil Print
Monday, 07 August 2017 16:18

A two-hour fire razed more than 100 houses in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay last Saturday night.

A report from the Police Regional Office-9 said that the fire razed around 100 houses made of light materials at Purok Sampaguita, barangay Don Andres, Ipil.

Firemen from the Ipil Fire Station and from nearby municipalities such as Ipil, Titay, RT Lim, Tungawan, Naga, Kabasalan, Siay, and Imelda responded and helped put out the fire.

The fire, which started at 9pm was placed under control at 11:20pm.

Fire investigators estimated the damage to have reached P1-million with no reportedly casualty.  Investigation is still ongoing to determine the cause of the fire.

Police and fire officers said that fire victims were temporarily evacuated to a center designated by the local government while others stayed with their respective families. – Dan Toribio