DAGUPAN CITY — Around 60 houses were gutted by a fire incident at around 12:15 noon today, March 30, in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Pantal, this city.
Fire Superintendent Georgian Pascua, BFP Pangasinan fire marshal, said the fire was put out at 2:02 PM.
The fire quickly spread from one house to another as they were made of light materials and are built close to each other.
Firetrucks from Dagupan BFP, Panda fire volunteers, City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office immediately rushed to the scene but initially had a hard time getting near the incident.
“Nag-fourth alarm tayo. 12 stations ang rumesponde”, said Pascua.
Investigation on the cause of the fire is ongoing, Pascua added.