Fire hits residential area in QC

Posted at 11/06/12 9:14 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A man was injured after a fire broke out in a residential area in Novaliches, Quezon City on Tuesday night.

The victim, identified as Ambrosio de Castro, sustained wounds after a fire razed five houses along Panganiban St. in Barangay Sta. Lucia at 6:37 p.m.

The fire reached the 4th alarm before it was declared out at around 8 p.m.

No other casualties have been reported.

Fire officials have yet to determine the cause of the incident and the cost of damage from the fire.
The affected families are temporarily seeking shelter at a nearby multi-purpose hall. -- Report from Robert Mano, dzMM