Two die as fire razes 2-story house in Ligao City

Published March 19, 2018, 12:56 PM

by Francine Ciasico

By Niño Luces

LIGAO CITY, Albay – Two sisters, aged 22 and 13, perished in an almost one-hour long fire that razed a two-story residential house in Ligao City Monday afternoon.

Albay Map (Photo courtesy of Google Map)
Albay Map (Photo courtesy of Google Map)

SF04 Aramis Balde, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Bicol spokesperson identified the fatalities as Rochele Lovendino , 22, and Rea Lovendino 13, both residents of Purok 3, Barangay Bacong, Ligao City.

According to Balde, the two sisters died after they were trapped inside the flaming house made of light and concrete materials at around 4 p.m. yesterday.

Balde added that Benjamin Lovendino the victims’ father also suffered injuries and is now at the hospital for medical treatment.

The cost of fire damage is estimated at P60,000 while investigation is still ongoing as of this posting.