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Alcala wife’s ancestral home razed in Lucena fire

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 03:39 PM July 11, 2014

LUCENA CITY, Philippines—A fire of still unknown origin broke out in a residential neighborhood here at noon Friday but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Supt. Allen Rae Co, Lucena police chief, said the blaze started at 12:15 p.m. in Barangay (village) 2.

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The fire razed rows of houses along the busy P. Gomez Street, including the one-story wooden ancestral house of the wife of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, Corazon Asuncion Maaño, a native of this city.

Two gravestone shops also burned down.

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Local firemen assisted by firefighters from neighboring towns were still battling to control the blaze as of 1 p.m.

Fire gutted the old public market here last May 28.

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