Woman dead, 88 families displaced in Cavite fire

Woman dead, 88 families displaced in Cavite fire

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:47 AM February 18, 2024

Woman dead, 88 families displaced in Cavite fire

Fire in Bacoor City, Cavite. INQUIRER FILES.

LUCENA CITY – A woman died and 88 families were affected in another fire of still unknown origin that broke out on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Bacoor City in Cavite province.

In a report Sunday, Feb. 18, Police Region 4A said the blaze erupted at around 4:20 p.m. in Barangay (village) Niog and was declared under control 34 minutes later.


The police identified the casualty as one “Rosalinda,” 60. The report did not provide details on the victim but her body would be subjected to an autopsy to determine the cause of her death.


The police report did not specify the number of burned houses in the incident.

However, the village council reported that 88 families composed of 320 individuals were affected by the fire.

The report, posted on the Facebook page of the barangay, said the affected families are temporarily housed at the multi-purpose hall and village chapels.

Village officials are asking for donations to help the fire victims.

The property damage has yet to be determined by authorities.

Investigations were ongoing to determine the cause of the fire.


On Feb. 10, a one-hour fire also broke out in the same village and razed 30 houses. The blaze left 70 families displaced.

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