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Mandaluyong fire kills sexagenarian, leaves 600 families homeless

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 11:55 AM June 06, 2020

Fire hits 200 houses in Correctional Road in Barangay Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City on June 6, 2020. The fire left some 600 families homeless. Killed in the fire was an elderly woman. The fire reached Task Force Bravo. Niño Jesus Orbeta/Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — A 69-year-old woman was killed while about 600 families were left homeless after a fire engulfed a residential area in Mandaluyong City early Saturday.

According to a report by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Mila Taon Carillo, 69, was killed after the blaze swept through 200 houses in Correctional Road. corner 9 de Febrero in Barangay Addition Hills.

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The fire reached the first alarm at 3:03 a.m. and was raised to Task Force Bravo at 3:51 a.m.

Fire officials declared the fire extinguished at 5:40 a.m.

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The BFP said the blaze left more or less P500,000 in damages. Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire.

Fire hits 200 houses and 350 families that were affected in Correctional Road in Barangay Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City on June 6, 2020. One senior citizen reported died in the fire. The fire reached Task Force Bravo. Niño Jesus Orbeta/Philippine Daily Inquirer

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