Factory owners assure aid for Valenzuela City fire victims
The owners of the slipper factory of Kentex Manufacturing Inc. in Valenzuela City have assured that they will extend financial help to the victims of the fire that razed the establishment.
Valenzuela Mayor Rexlon Gatchalian, in a televised press briefing, said the owners of the factory had been working closely with the city government and the families of the victims.
“Mayor, we will help our employees with regard to identification, burial and medical expenses. We will not turn our backs from our obligation,” Gatchalian quoted the family as saying.
The mayor said the family told him they were ready to face the legal consequences following the fire incident but added the owners would settle first the needs of the family’s victims.
As of posting time, the death toll has risen to 72.
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