MANILA, Philippines - A fire hit a residential area in San Mateo, Rizal at dawn on Thursday, killing 3 people.
The fatalities are 75-year-old Esperanza Gabnot and her 2 grandchildren, who were just visiting her for the Holy Week.
The blaze, which began around 2 a.m., also destroyed at least 6 homes.
Damage to property is estimated to be worth P200,000.
It was declared out at around 4 a.m.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire. - ANC