Fire destroys 80 houses, 3-story building in Cebu City | Inquirer News
Close  

Fire destroys 80 houses, 3-story building in Cebu City

/ 02:07 AM November 04, 2019
Cebu City fire

No one was reported hurt in this fire that broke out in Barangay San Roque in downtown Cebu City on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (Contributed photo)

CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philippines – At least 80 houses and a three-story building were destroyed by a fire in Sitio Panting, Barangay San Roque in downtown Cebu City on Sunday afternoon.

The Bureau of Fire Protection in Cebu City received the alarm at around 2 p.m.

ADVERTISEMENT

No one was reported hurt in the fire.

As of 8:30 p.m., firefighters were conducting an overhauling operation to completely put out the blaze, according to Senior Fire Officer 1 Peter Caburnay.

FEATURED STORIES

Among those destroyed by the fire was the Yau Building.

Eric Yau, one of the owners of the building, said the three-story structure had a warehouse on the ground floor and rooms for rent on the second and third floors.

More than 100 affected families were housed at the San Roque gymnasium.

/atm

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cebu City fire
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.