Quantcast

Fire razes 100 houses in Laguna



MANILA, Philippines—Around 100 houses were burned on Friday night in Barangay (village) Omboy in Biñan town, Laguna province, television reports said Friday.

The reports said the fire started at 9 p.m. due to faulty wiring of a home appliance. The fire was declared under control at 10 p.m.

Quoting fire officer Eduardo Mesa, GMA news said the still-undetermined number of families affected are staying at the village’s covered basketball court.

An unidentified resident interviewed said the houses were built close to each other and most were made up of wooden materials.

There were no reported injuries or casualties as of posting time. Totel V. de Jesus, INQUIRER.net


Follow Us


Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

Tags: Biñan , Fire , Laguna




Copyright © 2014, .
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
Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace
Advertisement