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Fire hits 10 houses in Quezon City

/ 12:11 PM April 14, 2021

Residents try to salvage their belongings as the fire breaks out in their in Bgy Sauyo, Quezon City Tuesday night. Courtesy Dindo Montano Alvarez

MANILA, Philippines — A fire burned down 10 houses in a residential area in Quezon City on Tuesday evening, affecting 12 families, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reported.

In a report on Wednesday, BFP said the fire started in a bungalow owned by a Nestro Arminal located in Riverside, Brgy. Sauyo.

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While there were no casualties nor injuries, BFP said the estimated damage caused by the fire reached P50,000.

The first alarm was raised at 8:26 p.m. while the second alarm was raised 10 minutes after.

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The fire was declared under control at 9:15 p.m. and was extinguished at 9:28 p.m.

The fire was documented by some residents and posted on social media, among them Dindo Montano Alvarez.

Fire incident @ Riverside (Dulo) Barangay Sauyo4/13/2021

Posted by DINDO Live TV Vlog on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Initial reports said the fire may have been due to a candle that was left unattended, BFP said. However some residents interviewed by ABS-CBN Teleradyo said that some children had been seen playing with a candle prior to the incident. — Liezelle Soriano Roy, Trainee

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