2 hurt on Christmas Eve fire-A A +A
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
TWO people were injured and closed to P100,000 worth of properties were damaged in a Christmas Eve fire incident caused by a firecracker accident in the province of Zamboanga del Sur.
The incident took place around 11:50 p.m. Tuesday at Jamisola Street extension in the village of Sta. Lucia, Pagadian City, the capital of Zamboanga del Sur.
Pagadian City Fire Marshall Senior Inspector Reggy Olmedo the fire started at one of the rooms of the boarding house of Wilson Manaya when a lighted “kwitis” plunged to the house instead of flying upward.
Olmedo said two of the boarders namely Melly Rose Lajagan and Mirafe Balibig were injured after they panicked and jumped from the boarding house’ second floor.
He said the blazed was extinguished after 30 minutes by firemen who promptly responded to the fire call.