3 hurt in Quezon City fire


Posted at Jan 25 2014 01:56 AM | Updated as of Jan 25 2014 09:56 AM

MANILA -- Three people were injured while 5 families were rendered homeless after a fire razed 4 houses in Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City on Friday night.

Fire Supt. Jesus Fernandez, fire marshall of Quezon City, identified the victims as Robert Potencia, 32; Eluterio Abuda, 45; and Ricardo Ayan, 45, a fire volunteer of the barangay.

They were rushed to the East Avenue Medical Center for treatment, Fernandez said.

The fire, which left an estimated P300,000 in damage, was declared out at 9:55 p.m. -- Report from Zandro Ochona, dzMM