6 killed in Cebu City fire

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SIX persons died, including a three-year-old boy, during a fire that hit a residential area on Osmeña Blvd., Barangay Sta. Cruz, Cebu City at 1:57 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.

The Cebu City Fire Office identified the fatalities as Dan Henry Carvajal, 3; Andre Carvajal, 6; Felicity Sachi Carvajal, 12; Lyka Carvajal, 16; and Hannah Mae Carvajal, 34.

Two others, Lilian Carvajal, 72, and Ivan Mejia, 58, are reported missing. It has yet to be determined whether the sixth body recovered was that of either of the missing persons.

The house was owned by Lizabeth C. Lao.

Firemen reached the scene at 2:03 p.m. and put the fire out at 3:41 p.m. but not before it razed 10 houses and damaged five others. Damage was placed at P11.25 million. (GPL, JOB)

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