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Collapsed landslide barrier destroys gas station, 4 vehicles in La Union

Damaged gas station on a diversion road at Barangay Sevilla in San Fernando City, La Union

This gas station on a diversion road at Barangay Sevilla in San Fernando City, La Union province was damaged after a landslide barrier collapsed around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Photo courtesy of San Fernando city government)

LAOAG CITY—A landslide barrier in San Fernando City, La Union province, collapsed at dawn Wednesday, damaging a gas station and parked vehicles, authorities said.

Initial reports showed that heavy rains loosened the soil that caused the landslide barrier to crumble before hitting the nearby gas station on a diversion road in Barangay Sevilla around 3 a.m.

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The San Fernando City disaster risk reduction and management office said at least three parked tricycles and a motorcycle had been destroyed due to the incident.

No casualties were reported.

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