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Fire razes 9 houses in Eastern Samar

/ 12:24 PM January 30, 2019
Fire razes 9 houses in Eastern Samar

Photo courtesy of Taft Rescue 621

ORMOC CITY—Nine houses made of light materials were razed about 10 p.m. Tuesday in Barangay 4, Taft, Eastern Samar.

The fire started at the dirty kitchen of a certain Albert Sabillano, according to Taft Rescue 621 President Leonardo Balmes.

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The Municipal Social Welfare and Development has distributed food packs containing rice, noodles, coffee, sugar, and sardines, said Taft Mayor Marian June Libanan.

She said they were putting the displaced families to a temporary shelter and extended P10,000 each for their livelihood and educational assistance for their children whose school supplies were gutted by fire.

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She added that the office of Gov. Dindo Pecardal has also assured the fire survivors of help.

Initial damage of the fire was estimated at P1,093,100. Robert Dejon/lzb

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