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Fire hits commercial building in Borongan, E. Samar

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 08:13 PM October 26, 2017

Firefighters work to control the blaze that gobbled a commercial establishment in Barangay D2, Borongan City, Eastern Samar province on Thursday afternoon. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

ORMOC CITY, Leyte – A fire of still unknown origin razed a commercial establishment that housed a fruit stand, retailer of ready-to-wear clothes and dealer of cellular phones in Barangay D2, Borongan City, Eastern Samar province on Thursday afternoon.

Insp. Ponciano Sabalza Jr., Borongan fire marshal, told the Inquirer in a phone interview that the fire broke out at 2:32 p.m. and was put under control an hour later.

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No one was reported hurt, Sabalza.

He said they had yet to determine the cause of fire.

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