40 houses destroyed in Talisay fire

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AT least 40 houses were destroyed in a fire that hit Sitio Kawayan, Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

More details on the incident:

• Fire Chief Inspector Arnel S. Abella said they received the alarm at 1:40 a.m.

• The alarm was raised to level 3, prompting the fire departments from Cebu Province and Naga and fire brigades from Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City, Barangay Capitol Site, and Kinasang-an to respond.

• The fire was controlled by 2:15 a.m. and completely put out by 3:17 a.m.

• Fire investigators estimated the damage to reach P2.2 million.

• They are still investigating the cause of the fire.

• No casualties were reported. (SunStar Cebu/With BBT)


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