11 houses razed in Cavite town fire
LUCENA CITY – A fire burned 11 houses in a residential area in Noveleta, Cavite on Monday, April 10.
The Regional Police 4A said in a report Tuesday that the blaze started in one of the houses in Barangay San Rafael III and quickly spread to adjacent houses made from light materials.
The local government said in a report that the fire started at 3:46 p.m.
Firemen from six other towns assisted by volunteer firefighters helped put off the fire one hour later.
No one was hurt in the incident.
The affected families were temporarily settled at the village evacuation center.
The initial report placed the estimated cost of damage at P100,000.
The authorities are still conducting investigation to establish the cause of the fire.