Cebu blaze destroys 20 houses
CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 20 houses were destroyed while eight others were damaged in a fire that hit an urban poor village in Cebu City early Sunday morning.
The fire of still unknown origin broke out at 1:53 a.m from the second floor of the house of Efren Coyoca at Sitio Upper Lomar, Barangay Lorega San Miguel, said FO1 Grace Colina of Cebu City Fire Station.
It immediately spread to nearby houses which were mostly made of light materials. The blaze was put under control three hours later.
“The cause of fire is still under investigation,” Colina said.
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