A COMMERCIAL building in Barangay Eastern Poblacion, Poro town, Camotes Island, northern Cebu was destroyed by fire at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
The fire was raised to second alarm at 2:45 a.m. and declared fire out 3 a.m.
Firemen placed the damage at P7 million.
According to Fire Officer 2 Arman Gulvin, fire investigator of Poro Fire Station, the fire originated at the flower shop inside the building, which also housed sari-sari stores, a cellphone shop, a school supply store and offices.
The fire also spread to nearby establishments, including a water refilling station and a boarding house.
Nobody, however, was injured in the incident.
Firemen are still trying to establish the cause of the blaze. (DVG, TPT)