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Fire hits Talibon, Bohol anew

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 03:47 PM February 25, 2019
Fire hits Talibon, Bohol anew

A two-story building in Barangay Poblacion, Talibon town in Bohol was gutted by fire on Feb. 25. Contributed Photo

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines – Fire gutted a two-story commercial building in Barangay Poblacion in Talibon, Bohol Monday morning, over a week after another fire razed 40 houses in the municipality.

FO3 Jacob Busangilan, chief investigator of the Bureau of Fire Protection-Talibon, said the fire broke out on the second floor of the building

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A snack-in center and a restaurant occupied the ground floor.

No one was injured during the fire, said Busangilan, although it was raised to third alarm since there were houses near the area.

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Firefighters from neighboring towns – Ubay, Bien Unido, Alicia, Anda, Tubigon, Inabanga and Clarin responded to the fire alarm and put the blaze under control at 8:45 a.m.

Damage caused by the fire was pegged at P2.8 million, according to Busangilan.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Last Feb. 17, fire broke out in a heavily populated residential area in Sitio Pasil, Barangay Poblacion in Talibon. / gsg

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