Fire hits 8 houses in QC

Posted at 12/11/2012 9:45 PM | Updated as of 12/11/2012 9:45 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- A man was injured after a fire broke out in a residential area in Tandang Sora, Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon.

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said the fire razed
at least 8 houses along Taurus Street in Carmel Subdivision at 12:10 p.m.

The fire reached the third alarm before it was declared out at around 1 p.m.

Initial investigation showed that the fire started from the second floor of the house of Nestor Perez.

The victim was identified as a certain Robert, driver of the Perez family.

The BFP estimated the cost of damage at P8 million.

Fire officials have yet to determine the cause of the blaze.