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Antipolo fire hits Comelec, library

A fire that broke out in an Antipolo City neighborhood Thursday night engulfed three homes and the city library, while damaging parts of the local Commission on Elections (Comelec) office.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila blaze kills 2 boys; father turns suicidal

A 30-minute fire killed two 4-year-old boys in Manila’s Sampaloc district Thursday morning and sent a grief-stricken parent on a suicidal fit.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »


Manila Police District Anti-Carnapping Unit operatives have recovered 750 electric fans worth P495,000 from a delivery truck that was hijacked early this week. Two truck helpers, Rolly Magos, 30, and Drexter Villagracia, 18, and Angeli Ginoo, who is suspected of helping her brother broker the sale of the stolen fans, were arrested in follow-up operations. The driver, Jose Morena, 39, and his alleged accomplice, Angelito Ginoo, are still at large.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

QC blaze kills girl on her 9th birthday

PRE-LENTEN ‘PIETA’ Vanessa Relano is inconsolable upon learning of her daughter’s death on the day she was to turn 9 years old. RAFFY LERMA

Born Feb. 29, this leap-year baby was supposed to celebrate her ninth birthday on March 1. But in less than two hours, a predawn blaze that ironically ushered in Fire Prevention Month reduced Anna Relano’s neighborhood to a smoldering wasteland Friday morning, killing the young girl and sending a septuagenarian woman to the hospital.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Manila fire put out


Fire gutted a commercial establishment in Manila Monday afternoon, a city fire officer said.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fires hit Manila, Malabon


Two fires simultaneously broke out in Manila and Malabon Monday, fire officers reported.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire hits urban poor village in Cebu City


At least 30 houses were razed in a fire that hit an urban poor village in Sitio (subvillage) Sambag, Barangay (village) Guadalupe, this city past 2 p.m. Friday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 firefighters mauled by angry residents during fire


Nineteen people, including three fire fighters, were injured after angry residents ran wild during a Christmas dawn fire in San Juan City.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Noon fire razes 42 homes in barangay Day-as, Cebu City


Teresa Herrera was home alone when she saw smoke and flames coming out of her home in sitio Tender Heart, barangay Day-as, Cebu City past 12 noon yesterday. “Nakuyawan ko. Ang sunog naa na sa ako atubangan (I was afraid. I could already see the fire in front of me),” she said. A paralytic, Teresa [...]

Posted: October 18th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

3 fires break out in Metro Cebu within 24 hours

cebu city map

Fire hit a two-story building here early Tuesday afternoon, bringing to three the number of fires in the Metro Cebu area within a 24-hour period, the authorities said.

Posted: September 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Makati fires: ‘One for breakfast, one for lunch’


“WE TOOK one for breakfast and the other for lunch,” Makati City fire marshal Ricardo Perdigon said as he tried to make light of the two fires that kept his men busy on Friday.

Posted: July 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Missing baby in Manila fire found dead

Residents looking for reusable materials at the site of Thursday’s fire in Manila found Friday morning the charred remains of the 10-month-old baby who was earlier reported missing during the blaze.

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Baby’s cries serve as fire alarm in Mandaluyong

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The cries of a two-month-old baby alerted a couple to the fire that would later destroy their house and leave 18 more families homeless in Mandaluyong City early Friday, authorities said.

Posted: July 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  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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