Man trapped inside burning house, dies    

A 36-YEAR-OLD with mental disability died after he was trapped inside their burning house in St. Therese Street in Barangay Angliongto at 2 p.m. on Monday.

Sr. Insp. Catherine Dela Rey, city police office spokesperson, identified the victim as Felixberto  Roperos Tachado ,36, son of house owner  identified as Aladin Gabuya Tachado , 68, real estate broker.

According to the report, the fire started from a room with a lot of clothes in it and the flames quickly spread throughout the rest of the house.

Firefighters of the Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) XI immediately responded to the incident and declared a fire out around 3:25 p.m.

SF01 Ulysses Cervantes said they suspect electrical short circuit as the possible cause of fire.

The cost of the fire was estimated to be P3,000,000.

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