Elderly woman dies in Batangas City fire

Elderly woman dies in Batangas City fire

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:32 AM February 23, 2024

PHOTO: Stock image of building on fire STORY: Elderly woman dies in Batangas City fire


LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Philippines — A 73-year-old woman died on Thursday when a fire razed her house in Batangas City.

In a report on Friday, Feb. 22, the Calabarzon Police Regional Office (PRO 4A) said the blaze erupted at 5:55 a.m. in Barangay Calicanto and was declared under control 53 minutes later.


The report said firemen discovered the body of Ludivina Espirito on the second floor of her burned house, which was made of concrete and light materials.


Investigators said the victim’s body would be subjected to an autopsy to determine the cause of her death.

READ: Elderly man dies in backyard fire in Batangas

There was no information on the whereabouts of the victim’s family when the fire broke out.

Residents in the area said the fire started in the kitchen of the victim’s house and spread to another house. The authorities were conducting further investigations.

Authorities pegged the damage from the fire at P500,000.

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