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Talisay fire victims to undergo trauma debriefing, recieve aid

January 10, 2013


Victims of the fire that hit a Talisay City neighborhood Monday night will undergo psycho-social debriefing to help them recover from the trauma. Felipa “Beth” Solana, head of the City Social Welfare and Development office, said they would give special attention to 3-year-old Mark Anthony, whose twin brother Mark Lester perished in the fire. They […]

Boy dies in Talisay fire

January 8, 2013


A 3-year old boy was killed while his twin brother was able escape the fire that destroyed five houses including their grandfather’s house late Monday evening in Hawod compound, Bulacao, Talisay City in Cebu province. Arson investigator FO2 Cesar de la Serna identified the fatality as Mark Lister Tisoy, whose charred body was found in […]

Fire destroys P300-T properties in Honda shop in Mandaue

December 16, 2012


About P300,000 worth of properties were destroyed when a fire hit Honda Powercycle Inc. in Mandaue City last night. Two personnel from the motorcycle distribution company noticed smoke coming out of the second floor of the building along A.C. Cortes cor. Plaridel street in barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue, Saturday night. The Burea of Fire in Mandaue […]

Fire hits plastics company in Mandaue City

December 12, 2012


ABOUT P5,000 worth of properties were destroyed in a fire that hit 7D Food and Corp. at 3:20 p.m today in Tawason, Mandaue City. Security guard Vicente Aresgado said the fire broke out after personnel failed to notice that flames hit the wires at the back lot used to burn unused plastic, foam and tires. […]

Delivery trucks, lights needed for evac center

December 3, 2012


Due to inadequate power in the evacuation area in barangay Tisa, Cebu City, fire victims had to walk about two kilometers to the barangay hall just to get food. Dr. Ester Concha, chief of the Department of Social Welfare Services (DSWS), told Cebu Daily News that her office asked that government vehicles be used to […]

80 houses ruined in hillside sitio; electrical lapses suspected

December 2, 2012


Hundreds of residents of an urban poor resettlement site in barangay Tisa, Cebu City lost their homes in a fire that destroyed around 80 houses yesterday afternoon. No one was reported killed or injured in the hour-long blaze that threatened to engulf the remote hillside community. An electrical short circuit is being eyed as the […]

Fire razes 12 houses, 30 families displaced

November 23, 2012


At least 30 families were displaced when a fire believed to have been caused by an unattended lighted candle broke out in sitio Centro, barangay Looc, Mandaue City yesterd ay. The blaze destroyed at least 12 houses made of light materials. The fire started at 12: 05 a. m. at the house of 43- year- […]

Day-as fire victims cannot re-occupy lots

October 25, 2012


VICTIMS of the October 17 fire in barangay Day-as may not be able to return to their burned community as the owner of the land wants to use it for “commercial purposes.” It was learned that a day after the fire, the Gaisano Capital Group informed City Hall that it is using the 3,000 square […]

‘Fire victims don’t need to move out’

October 20, 2012


After Wednesday’s big fire that destroyed houses of 79 families in barangay Day-as, Cebu City, can fire victims return to rebuild? Some residents picked through the ruins, salvaging building materials but they were stopped from doing more by the private property owner. Councilor Alvin Dizon, worried about the reports, said urban poor residents who’ve been […]

Day-as fire victims appeal for help

October 19, 2012


  MANY school children in barangay Day-as, Cebu City missed their classes yesterday. Wednesday’s fire that hit their community destroyed their clothes. The fire affected 79 families and 42 house owners, leaving 354 individuals homeless based on the records of Cebu City’s Dept. of Social Welfare Services (DSWS). The fire hit three sitios of Moon […]