Fire hits 10-ha cogon land in Bataan | Inquirer News

Fire hits 10-ha cogon land in Bataan

/ 10:18 AM April 04, 2021

BALANGA CITY — Fire razed a 10-hectare vacant cogonal lot here on Saturday, authorities said.

Initial investigation showed that the blaze was traced to a mound of garbage and quickly spread to an adjacent area in Barangay Upper Tuyo around 4 p.m.


Jimmy Mangalindan, a member of a local rescue team, said the fire hit a grassy portion of the subvillages of Cloverville and Pagibig.

Mangalindan said no one was hurt in the fire that lasted for about four hours.


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