Coast Guard assists fire victims in Davao City

Published April 29, 2021, 4:36 PM

by Richa Noriega

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has assisted over 200 families that were rendered homeless after a fire broke out in a coastal area in Davao City.

(Photo courtesy of the PCG)

Based on the report of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire was first reported in a residential house in Purok 11, Block 8 & 9, Muslim Village, Barangay Ilang, Davao City at around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. The house is owned by a certain Joseph Caymo.

The BFP declared the fire under control after two hours.

Personnel of the PCG Sub-Station Ilang assisted in the rescue and evacuation of the affected residents.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.

 
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