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2 hurt, 100 families left homeless in QC fire

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 01:33 PM April 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two people suffered injuries while almost 100 families were left homeless after a fire broke out in Quezon City in the morning of Black Saturday, authorities said.

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said the victims were as 26-year-old Joshua Reblando, who suffered from laceration on his knee, while another unidentified woman suffered a third degree burn on her right heel and first degree burns on her left shoulder and forearms.

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The blaze began at a two-storey house along Kaingin Bukid, Tabing Ilog Street Barangay Apolonio Samson, Quezon City of a certain Donna Serenado around 5:08 a.m. Serenado’s family was reportedly out for vacation.

The fire then scattered to neighboring houses made of light materials and reached until fourth alarm after less than 30 minutes.

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Around 12 fire trucks responded to the fire which was put out at 6:28 a.m.

Police said around 50 houses were affected while an estimated cost of damage reached P250,000 in the fire.

The cause of fire is still unidentified, as of posting. /je

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