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Tondo fire displaces 100 families

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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.


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