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Port Area fire spares Red Cross warehouse

Port Area, Manila

Eight stalls of surplus appliances were gutted by a fire that almost reached the supplies warehouse of the Philippine Red Cross in Port Area, Manila, on Monday.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DPWH to push for total rehabilitation of fire-damaged Quezon Bridge


The Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) office in the National Capital Region (NCR) will push for the “total rehabilitation” of the fire-damaged Quezon Bridge in Quiapo, Manila after the reinforcement of its structure is completed, the DPWH-NCR head has told the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fires hit Manila’s Port Area, Malabon

malabon city-map

A fire is currently engulfing a residential and commercial area in Port Area, Manila Monday noon.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire guts Manila apartments on Easter

Easter turned tragic for at least 10 families in Sampaloc, Manila, who lost their homes in an early morning fire on Sunday.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Fire sweeps through slum area in Caloocan City


Firefighters have been struggling to battle a fire, which hit a slum area in Caloocan City on Sunday afternoon.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire engulfs apartments in Sampaloc

sampaloc manila map

At least 10 families were left homeless after a fire had swept through a stretch of houses in Sampaloc, Manila on Easter Sunday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

100 families left homeless in Quezon City fire

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S FIRE. Smoke billows from Socorro Village in Cubao, Quezon City after a fire broke out Friday morning. Firemen put out the blaze at 11:45 a.m. KAREN BONCOCAN, INQUIRER.net

At least 100 families were left homeless after a fire hit a village in Quezon city on Maundy Thursday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fire destroys 50 houses in Quezon City

quezon city map

Around 150 families were left homeless by an hour-long fire that razed their houses in a Quezon City neighborhood early Friday.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Baby dead in QC fire; Quiapo bridge under watch after blaze


A one-year-old baby was killed after she was left behind when her older siblings fled from their burning house in Quezon City Thursday afternoon.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

P1.5M lost, 120 families affected in 3-hour fire in QC

A RESIDENT of Santolan Road in Barangay Valencia, Quezon City, goes back to his house to see if any of his possessions survived the fire which left 120 families homeless. Leo M. Sabangan

Around 120 families lost their houses in a three-hour fire caused by a gas lamp on Saturday night in Quezon City.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 fires leave 5,000 homeless, raze gov’t offices

A MONSTROUS fire gobbled up more than 1,000 shanties made of mostly light materials in the coastal village of Isla Verde in Davao City on Friday night. Children, the following morning, wade through debris-filled seawater to scavenge for scrap iron.  DENNIS JAY SANTOS/ INQUIRER MINDANAO

A huge night fire sent slum dwellers running for their lives and destroyed more than a thousand homes here, officials said on Sunday.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

120 families lose homes in Quezon City fire

Valencia New Manila

Around 120 families lost their houses in a three-hour fire caused by a gas lamp on Saturday night in Quezon City.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Bus catches fire in Quezon City

manrose bus fire. Photo by Jervee Flores

A passenger bus caught fire in Quezon City midnight Saturday, police said. Sergeant Francisco Maybunga told INQUIRER.net that a Manrose Liner bus caught fire near Robinson’s Novaliches and SM Fairview around 12 midnignt Saturday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Cagayan mayor shot dead after flag-raising ceremony
  3. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  6. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  7. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  8. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  9. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  10. More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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