Fire razes 21 houses in Iligan

Posted at 05/06/2012 8:30 PM | Updated as of 05/07/2012 1:59 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Twenty one houses got razed by fire in Purok 1, Barangay Buruum in Iligan City on Saturday.

Iligan City Social Welfare head Grace Sakilahon said around 31 families were affected by the blaze.

Authorities said the fire started at the house of a certain Allan Samarita because of an unattended electronic appliance.

There were no reported casualties from the fire.

Local officials from the area have also extended their help to the affected families. – from a report by Dennis Datu, dzMM