Climate Change Climate Change Climate Change

Tondo fire displaces 100 families


06:19 PM June 17th, 2013

By: Jamie Marie Elona, June 17th, 2013 06:19 PM

MANILA, Philippines – About a hundred families were displaced and P5-million worth of properties went up in smoke in a fire that struck a residential block in Manila Monday afternoon.

Senior Fire Officer 3 John Joseph Jaligue said fire gutted about 50 houses in Laguna Extension in Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila around 1:30 p.m.

The fire reached fifth alarm before it was completely put out past 3 p.m.

Jaligue said no casualty was reported and an investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire.

Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of We reserve the right to exclude comments which are inconsistent with our editorial standards. FULL DISCLAIMER

For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.