Nigerian hurt as fire hits church in Kamuning


Posted at May 17 2014 09:57 AM | Updated as of May 17 2014 05:57 PM

MANILA - A Nigerian national was injured after fire hit a church in Kamuning, Quezon City on Saturday morning.

Police said the fire at the Team Ministries International church at Kamuning Road corner T. Gener Street started at 6:45 a.m.

It originated from the room where the victim, identified as 29-year-old Gerry Gideon, was staying, Quezon City fire marshal Supt. Jesus Fernandez said.

Gideon sustained burns on his arms. He was brought to Delgado Hospital for treatment.

The blaze was put out at 7:05 a.m.

Damage to properties was estimated at P500,000. -- Report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM