Fire hits residential area in Quezon City
MANILA, Philippines — A fire hit a residential area in G. Araneta, Barangay Manresa in Quezon City on Monday, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reported.
According to the BFP, the first alarm was raised at 1:12 p.m.
It was declared under control by chief inspector Jessie James Samaniego by 2:02 p.m.
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Firefighters declared a fire out by 2:30 p.m. A total of 50 firetrucks responded to the fire.
Meanwhile, the BFP in its report said that while there were no casualties in the incident, one male victim suffered a burn on the right shoulder.
Damage caused by the fire is estimated to have reached P150,000, with a total of 120 houses burned and 330 individuals affected.
The BFP said that the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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