Fire in Philippine capital city kills 7
By admin On 12 Mar, 2014 At 05:23 PM | Categorized As International News | With 0 Comments


MANILA, March 12 (Agencies) — Seven people were killed in a predawn fire in Malabon City in Philippine capital region, Malabon Central Fire Station said Wednesday.

 The youngest decedent was only four year old, while the oldest was 52. A certain Alvin Cruz-Santos was also injured due to first degree burn.
The fire started at around 3:20 a.m. local time and burned around 100 houses in Tinejeros village, Malabon City of Metro Manila before it was extinguished at 6:29 a.m.

Some 200 families were left homeless and the cost of damage was pegged at around 2 million pesos (44,964 U.S dollars).Investigation has been ongoing to determine the cause of fire.