Fire in QC kills 7-year-old boy, displaces 100 families | Inquirer News

Fire in QC kills 7-year-old boy, displaces 100 families

/ 12:48 AM November 15, 2016

A 7-year-old boy was killed in a fire that razed 35 houses in Quezon City on Sunday afternoon.

The victim was identified as John Paul Villamor, a resident of Tuazon Boulevard in Barangay Tagumpay, Project 4.

According to the city fire department, the fire began at 3:20 p.m. in the victim’s house.


It reached the fifth alarm before it was put out at 7:10 p.m.  Villamor’s badly charred body was found at the third floor of their house afterward.


Around 100 families lost their houses during the fire which also destroyed around P500,000 worth of property.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the blaze. —Jhesset O. Enano

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