Manila fire destroys P100,000 worth of property

Posted at 12/02/12 3:54 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A residential house in Sta. Ana, Paco, Manila was hit by fire a little past noon on Sunday.

According to Fire Senior Inspector Marvin Carbonel, the fire started inside the house of a certain Cecilia Mallari.

Carbonel said a firewall greatly helped in preventing the fire from spreading.

The Bureau of Fire Protection declared a fire out at 1:36 p.m.

Authorities are estimating the cost of damage at P100,000.

BFP personnel are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. – from reports by Henry Atuelan and Ricky Velasco, dzMM