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8 dead in UP – Diliman residential area blaze

/ 07:50 AM May 02, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Eight persons died while three others were injured after a fire broke out in a residential area at the University of the Philippines (UP) – Diliman in Quezon City early Monday morning, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reported.

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The BFP said that the fire hit around 80 houses in Village A.

First alarm was raised at 5:20 a.m. and the second alarm by 5:38 a.m.

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The blaze was placed under control at 6:35 a.m. and was declared fire out at 7:00 a.m.

The incident displaced around 250 families.

Damage to property was pegged at P150,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation as of posting time.

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