Makati City fire guts 100 houses, leaves 200 families homeless

Published November 22, 2019, 3:02 PM

by Gabriela Baron & Minka Klaudia Tiangco

By Joseph Almer Pedrajas

One million pesos’ worth of property was destroyed in a fire that hit a residential area in Makati City and rendered some 200 families homeless on Thursday afternoon.

(Photo via JOSEPH ALMER PEDRAJAS/ MANILA BULLETIN)
(Photo via JOSEPH ALMER PEDRAJAS/ MANILA BULLETIN)

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said that the fire, which gutted around 100 houses, started on Zanzibar St. in Barangay Isidro at around 1:30 p.m. and immediately reached 4th alarm in just 20 minutes.

Firefighters were able to put out the flames around 4:16 p.m.

An eight-year-old boy identified as Mark Angelo Taulo was injured after sustaining abrasions, the BFP said.

Fire probers said that the fire allegedly started in the room of a certain Jerome Samosa, but the actual cause of the incident is still under investigation.

 
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Makati City fire guts 100 houses, leaves 200 families homeless

Published November 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Joseph Almer Pedrajas

One million pesos’ worth of property was destroyed in a fire that hit a residential area in Makati City and rendered some 200 families homeless on Thursday afternoon.

(Photo via JOSEPH ALMER PEDRAJAS/ MANILA BULLETIN)
(Photo via JOSEPH ALMER PEDRAJAS/ MANILA BULLETIN)

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said that the fire, which gutted around 100 houses, started on Zanzibar St. in Barangay Isidro at around 1:30 p.m. and immediately reached 4th alarm in just 20 minutes.

Firefighters were able to put out the flames around 4:16 p.m.

An eight-year-old boy identified as Mark Angelo Taulo was injured after sustaining abrasions, the BFP said.

Fire probers said that the fire allegedly started in the room of a certain Jerome Samosa, but the actual cause of the incident is still under investigation.

 
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