15 families lose homes in QC fire


Posted at Sep 29 2012 05:21 PM | Updated as of Sep 30 2012 01:22 AM

MANILA, Philippines – At least 15 families have been displaced in a fire that hit a residential area in Project 4, Quezon City, authorities said.

According to Supt. Samuel Tadeo, the fire started at 12 noon Saturday and lasted for over an hour.

The fire, which destroyed around 6 homes, reached the 3rd alarm before it was declared under control and eventually extinguished before 2 p.m.

One resident was reportedly wounded in the incident.

Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the fire.