THREE were injured, including a fire volunteer, and at least 150 families lost their homes to a fire that hit residential houses yesterday before dawn in Malabon City.
Malabon City Fire Marshal Supt. Michael Uy said the fire started at the house b
eing occupied by a certain Lita Quitlong at around 3 a.m. in Letre, Bgy. Tonsuya and quickly spread to other homes in the area mostly made up of light materials.
Quitlong was reportedly not in her house when the fire of still unknown origin broke out.
The fire reached fourth alarm and was declared under control at around 4:57 a.m. before it was finally put out at around 6:02 a.m. destroying around P1.5 million worth of properties.