Fire razes 30 houses in Parañaque

Posted at 05/02/12 4:49 PM

MANILA, Philippines – At least 30 houses were razed after a fire hit a residential area in Parañaque City past noon Wednesday.

Parañaque chief arson investigator Nelson Tano said the fire reportedly started at the house of a certain Robert Buhawi along Quirino Avenue in Barangay Tambo at 12:40 p.m.

The fire reached the 4th alarm and was declared out at 1:45 p.m.

No one was reported hurt in the incident.

Some of the residents who lost their homes are taking temporary shelter at the Tambo Elementary School.

The cause of the blaze has yet to be determined. – report from Henry Atuelan, dzMM