Fire kills one, injures another-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Thursday, December 8, 2011
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- One died while another was injured when a fire broke out late Wednesday night in an east coast village here.
The Bureau of Fire Protection in Zamboanga identified the fatality as Sylvia Saavedra, 53, who was trapped in her room.
Saavedra's 81-year-old mother, Dolores, suffered burns in her body while rushing out of their burning house.
Investigation showed the fire started at the kitchen while the residents were asleep.
The ZCFD said an estimated P300,000 worth of property was destroyed during the fire.