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Old woman hurt in Sambag fire

/ 08:06 AM July 03, 2011

A 95-YEAR-OLD paralytic woman was slightly injured in a dawn fire in barangay Sambag Uno, Cebu City, yesterday.

Cipriana Aboc sustained bruises in the body while she was being saved from the burning house of relative Gloria Cortes, said said SFO1 Daniel Relatado of the Cebu City Fire Department.

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The house was already razed when firefighters arrived.

Investigators said the fire broke out at 1:30 a.m. and was contained five minutes after it was reported. It started at the second floor of the house.

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Damage was pegged at P150,000.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated./CORRESPONDENT CHITO O. ARAGON

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