Fire hits school, homes in Krus na Ligas

Posted at 01/16/14 4:56 PM

Fire caused by children playing with lighter?

MANILA -- Fire razed a tutorial school and five homes along Kabalitang Street in Barangay Krus na Ligas, Quezon City on Thursday afternoon.

According to SF01 Francisco Mabunga of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Quezon City, the fire started at around 2:30 p.m.

It reached the third alarm before it was declared under control at 3:25 p.m.

Authorities suspect the blaze was caused by two children playing with a lighter inside one of the houses.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

The cost of damage caused by the fire has yet to be identified. -- Reports from Jeck Batallones, ABS-CBN News; Robert Mano, dzMM