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Fire razes grocery store in Cagayan province

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 04:17 PM January 11, 2022

A 2-hour fire destroyed this area, including a grocery store, at Barangay Remus in Baggao town, Cagayan province on Tuesday, Jan. 11. | PHOTO: Baggao Information Office

TUGUEGARAO CITY – Fire gutted a grocery store and left some P3 million worth of damage in Baggao town, Cagayan province on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Fire Officer 3 Joey Jose, chief investigator of Baggao fire station, said they were looking into an electrical short circuit as the possible cause of the fire in Barangay Remus.

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The blaze began at 12: 45 a.m. and put out about 3 a.m., Jose said.

Also damaged in the fire were the building that housed the store and equipment.

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Investigators said the store owner and his two sons, who were sleeping beside the grocery store when the fire broke out, were safe.

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