FIRE victims in Purok San Jose Paho, Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City received additional cash assistance from the Negros Grace Pharmacy Thursday, August 26.
The assistance was turned over by Ian Lo of the Negros Grace Pharmacy at the Barangay Alijis gymnasium.
The fire victims received P3,000 each and they will use it to purchase for their house materials.
On August 15, 2021, the fire destroyed 10 houses, while two other houses were damaged. A total of 19 families were affected in Purok San Jose Paho, Barangay Alijis.
The fire started from the second floor of the house owned by Marilyn Encarquez, who was not around during the incident, around 11:47 a.m.
The fire immediately spread to other houses that were made of light and concrete materials.
The blaze was put out around 12:48 p.m. The fire destroyed P100,000 worth of properties.
The fire victims also earlier received cash assistance from the City Government.
Families whose houses were destroyed received P10,000. Those with damaged houses received P5,000. Sharers residing in damaged houses also received P3,000.