Fire burns 2 houses, injures 1 in Pit-os

AT LEAST two houses were burned down in a fire that broke out in Upper Site, Sitio Tapuko, Barangay Pit-os, Cebu City on Tuesday morning, November 22, 2022.

The fire reportedly started from the house of a certain Restituto Campomanes and spread to the adjacent residence.

Campomanes sustained second degree burns in his left arm after he tried to salvage his belongings.

The fire was placed under first alarm at 8:35 a.m., put under control at 8:46 a.m. and declared fire out after five minutes.

Fire Officer 3 Fulbert Navarro, duty fire investigator from the Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO), they are still conducting an investigation on the possible causes of the fire, including faulty electrical connections.

The CCFO estimated the fire damage at P120,000. (BBT, TPT)