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Fire destroys residential area in Quezon City

/ 09:04 PM January 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Fire hit a residential area on Don Pepe Street in Barangay Santo Domingo, Quezon City, according to a report from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

The fire, which started at around 5:30 p. m. and immediately reached the fifth alarm, spread rapidly as the houses were made of light materials.

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More than two hours after it started, the fire was declared under control.

According to BFP, around 90 houses got destroyed in the fire, leaving around 180 families homeless.

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In addition, the damage was estimated at P750,000.

Fire investigators are still determining the cause of the fire.

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