Fire victims hopeful of recovery
QUEZON—Victims of a fire that destroyed a third of the public market in Sariaya town are not losing hope that they would recover from their losses soon.
Anselmo Reyes, one of the victims, said the fire survivors have been through similar challenges in the past when fires also ate up the market. “We will again survive,” said Reyes, who owned a dry goods store destroyed by the fire.
Rosenda Morada, who owned an eatery that was also destroyed by the fire, said she and her children are now using clothes from donors as they were unable to save anything from the fire.
On Friday, Quezon Gov. David Suarez visited the fire victims and gave each P5,000 in cash. Delfin T. Mallari Jr., Inquirer Southern Luzon
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94