Grassfire hits Cauayan airport runway in Isabela

/ 12:09 PM October 06, 2018

CAUAYAN CITY— A grassfire engulfed the bushes at the sides of the runway of the Cauayan airport in San Fermin village for almost four hours on Friday night, fire investigators said.

Fire Officer 1 Francis Decena, Cauayan fire protection bureau spokesperson, said no one was hurt and the runway was not damaged by the blaze, which started at 8 p.m.


The fire was put out at 11:50 p.m.

Five firetrucks from the Cauayan fire department, the local first responders group Rescue 922 and the Filipino-Chinese Chamber Volunteers Fire Brigade helped quench the fire. VILLAMOR VISAYA JR.


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