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.
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.
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.
By Julie M. Aurelio
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.
By Jamie Elona
Fire gutted a commercial establishment in Manila Monday afternoon, a city fire officer said.