Fire in Parañaque City now ‘under control’

Fire hits residential area in Parañaque City; 30 homes affected

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 09:58 PM April 29, 2024


MANILA, Philippines — A fire erupted at a residential area in Parañaque City on Monday evening, leaving around 30 houses burned, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.

The BFP reported that the fire, of still undetermined origin, hit a residential area located along M. Rodriguez St, Brgy. La Huerta, Parañaque City.


The fire was first raised to first alarm at 7:12 p.m., then raised to the second alarm at 7:15 p.m before it reached the third alarm at 7:49 p.m.


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It was then declared under control at 8:43 p.m., and completely extinguished more than two hours later at 9:29 p.m.

The BFP said the flames affected around 30 houses, with more or less 60 families affected.

Total cost of damage is estimated at P150,000, said the BFP, citing its operational manual.

Meanwhile, a total of 82 fire trucks responded to the scene.

The BFP said the cause of the fire is still being investigated while no deaths or injuries have been reported.

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