Fire hits Tatalon, QC despite flood

Posted at 09/27/2009 12:16 AM | Updated as of 09/27/2009 12:17 AM

MANILA - Fire gutted several houses in Agno Street, Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City Saturday evening despite heavy rains and floods brought on by tropical storm Ondoy.

Initial reports said firefighters had to wade through chest-deep floods to get to the fire, which has reached Task Force Bravo. The cause of the fire is still unknown as of posting time.

Authorities said they have yet to estimate the extent of damage caused by the fire.