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Fire hits residential area in Cebu City

/ 12:15 PM December 05, 2018
Cebu City fire

Firefighters continue to put out the fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City. CDN PHOTO/ LITO TECSON

CEBU CITY – A fire engulfed a residential area in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City.

The blaze was reported at 10:40 a.m. Some 12 minutes later, it was placed under task force alpha, to mobilize firefighters from neighboring local governments.

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Chief Inspector Noel Nelson Ababon of the Bureau of Fire Protection-Cebu City, said the fire razed houses and a mosque based on their initial report.

Authorities controlled the fire at 11:15, he added.

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Firefighters continued to put out the fire as of this writing.

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