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Fire burns ancestral home in Vigan City

/ 03:01 PM February 26, 2020

A fire razed an ancestral house in the heritage city of Vigan in Ilocos Sur on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Fire investigators said the 30-minute blaze in General Luna Street, near Calle Crisologo, reached the second alarm, but its cause had yet to be determined.

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Last year, Vigan City was hailed as among the picture-perfect tourist destinations in Asia by international television network CNN.

The historic city is known for its Spanish colonial-era architecture.

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Ancestral houses here have been converted into museums and shops but still reflect the 16th-century Spanish influence.

Edited by Lzb

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