Fire hits residential area in Taguig

Published November 4, 2021, 3:24 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

A fire razed houses in a residential area in Brgy. Upper Bicutan, Taguig Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Taguig, the fire affected 30 families in Sitio Sagingan.

Firefighters putting out the fire in Taguig on Nov. 3 (BFP Taguig)

The fire started on the second floor of a house owned by Melaila Requinala at about 2:22 p.m. and spread to other homes.

Firefighters raised the first alarm at 2:31 p.m. followed by a second alarm at 2:35 p.m.

City Fire Director Supt. Bernard Rosete declared the fire under control at 4:05 p.m. before it was put out at 5:20 p.m.

About 100 individuals were affected in the fire which damaged properties worth P350,000. No casualties or injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

According to BFP-Taguig, 47 fire trucks from Taguig and other local government units and three ambulances responded to the incident.