Fire hits 50 houses in Bacoor City; 200 families displaced | Inquirer News

Fire hits 50 houses in Bacoor City; 200 families displaced

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 01:24 PM August 13, 2022

LUCENA CITY — A fire burned down 50 houses in a residential area in Bacoor City in Cavite province on Friday afternoon, August 12, and left some 200 families homeless, the city government reported Saturday, August 13.

In a post on its Facebook page, the local government said at least 23 fire trucks, some of them from neighboring municipalities, helped put out the blaze that started around 3 p.m. in Barangay (village) Maliksi 2. It was put out three hours later.

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The victims of the fire were evacuated at Maliksi Elementary School.

The report did not say if there were casualties during the fire.

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Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire and the amount of losses to properties.

READ: 5 dead in Bacoor fire

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