TWO buildings inside the University of the Philippines Cebu in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City caught fire at dawn on June 2, 2020.
SFO3 Hermes Molina, fire investigator of the Cebu City Fire Station, said in an interview with SuperBalita Cebu that the fire alarm was received at 2:57 a.m. on June 2. The fire was controlled at 3:12 a.m. The fire was out by 3:29 a.m.
According to Molina, the fire started at the maintenance office inside the campus and spread quickly to the canteen.
During the initial investigation, the Cebu City Fire Station suspected that an electric fan caused the fire, but it will still conduct further investigation.
The university’s guard on duty, Rommel Galamiton, was the one who alerted the Cebu City Fire Station after he got a call from his co-worker about the fire. (BBT, MMC)