Times Beach fire damages P1.5-M

THE TWO-HOUR fire incident that hit Times Beach, Barangay 76-A (Bucana), Talomo District on Thursday damaged P1.5 million worth of properties.

 Based on the initial investigation conducted by Fire Insp. Rene Jimenes of Talomo Fire Station, the fire originated at 1:38 pm at the residence of Jessie Razonable, 41, a security guard of Fireball Security Agency, in Purok 26, Muslim Village

 Of the affected houses, 30 were totally damaged while two were partially damaged.

 In the spot report from Talomo Police Station, the fire was due to electrical short circuit.

 “Fire was able to spread rapidly due to light materials used in the said houses. Likewise, there are more 50 families who were displaced as a result of the incident,” the report from Talomo Police Station said.

 Fire out was declared at about 3:30 pm on Thursday.

 No injury was reported.

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