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City Hall to rebuild burned classrooms

August 7, 2012

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THE Cebu City Local School Board will spend for the reconstruction of the eight classrooms damaged by the fire that hit the second floor of a Gabaldon style building at the City Central School. Mayor Michael Rama said he already ordered Ester Cubero, the city’s education consultant, to facilitate the release of Special Education Funds […]

Fires raze school, homes hours apart

August 4, 2012

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Three fires, two of which damaged eight classrooms and 94 houses, occurred less than 24 hours in Cebu City late Thursday evening and yesterday morning. Two of the three fires occurred four hours apart. The third fire occurred in barangay Mambaling and caused minimal damage, Cebu City Fire Marshall Aderson Comar said yesterday. The first […]

Families wake up to fire

August 4, 2012

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DESPITE being six-months pregnant, 33-year-old housewife Irene Cabido managed to get her six children and herself away from the fire that razed her house and 93 others in sitio Sto. Niño, barangay Quiot, Cebu City at past 2 a.m yesterday. Cabido and her 42-year-old husband Josefero, a freelance shell craft laborer, carried a TV set […]

Balamban fire razes 3 houses, resto and bakery

July 27, 2012

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More than P1.3-million worth of properties were razed by fire at 2:48 a.m Friday in Buanoy, Balamban. F01 Ramel Tapia of the Balamban Fire Station, said the fire burned down a restaurant, bakery, and three houses, all located across Gate 1 of the Tsuneishi Heavy Industries. The fire originated at the abandoned old house owned […]

Fire razes resettlement site in Mandaue

May 23, 2012

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  A FIRE razed 193 houses in an urban poor community in barangay Mandaue City, this morning. Initial investigation revealed that the fire which broke out at 8:16 a.m is caused by electric misuse. The alarm raised to Task Force Alpha brought neighboring fire departments to help douse the fire. The narrow interior road leading […]

Fire victims to leave school by May 30

May 22, 2012

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THE Barrio Luz Elementary School principal is giving fire victims temporary shelter in their classrooms only until May 30. Grade school principal Jeanne Egger said that they originally wanted to have them vacate their school on May 25 so they can start the cleanup, popularly known as Brigada Eskwela in preparation for the June 4 […]

Luz fire victim dies after heart attack

May 18, 2012

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ANXIETY over threats of demolition and the fire last Friday may have hastened the death of a 56-year-old barangay Luz resident five days later. The family of Nora Larbo, whose house in sitio Lubi was partly burned in the May 11 fire, said she died of a heart attack on Wednesday after suffering twin traumas. […]

Brgy. Luz residents okay road widening

May 18, 2012

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They are willing to sacrifice in order to rebuild their homes.” This is what barangay Luz Captain Rian Tante said after a road survey was done yesterday to prepare for road widening up to six meters in the fire-struck area for access paths big enough to let firetrucks enter. At least 300 houses were destroyed, […]

Luz declared calamity area; more fire trucks needed

May 16, 2012

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Barangay Luz in Cebu City is declared a calamity area during the City Council session this morning. Mayor Michael Rama wants to include the P50-million budget for the purchase of new firetrucks in the next Supplemental Budget. Cebu City Fire Marshall Aderson Comar told Rama during a meeting that the city has only seven functional […]

Construction worker kills pa-in-law, stabs wife and nephew at home

May 15, 2012

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Angered over her refusal to reconcile with him, a construction worker stabbed his wife and his father in-law in Dalaguete town, southwest of Cebu last Monday evening. Rolando Plarisan followed his wife Maricel to the Mantalungon, Dalaguete public market and tried to convince her to come back with him at their home in Guihulngan town, […]