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2 injured in fire that destroyed 45 houses in Quezon City

/ 10:04 PM December 09, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Two people were reported injured in a fire that destroyed 45 houses in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City Sunday afternoon.

The fire started at the second floor of a two-storey residential building, owned by a Linell Nemis, at the corner of Samonte and Don Sergio streets in Barangay Holy Spirit, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection.

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The fire affected 100 families and caused damage estimated at P450,000.

The blaze left 20-year-old Areen Martinez with third degree burns on her whole body, while Armando Agbayani Delos Reyes suffered laceration on his left knee.

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The third alarm on the fire was raised at 1:13 p.m., and it was declared out at 2:14 p.m.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. /atm

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