3 die in Angeles City fire


Posted at Mar 08 2011 01:57 PM | Updated as of Mar 08 2011 09:57 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Three members of a family died after their home was razed by fire in Angeles City, Pampanga, before dawn Tuesday.

The fatalities were Leandro Dumalo, his wife Cristina and their 17-year-old daughter, Joy.

The victims' charred remains were found inside one of the rooms of a gutted apartment in Barangay Pulung Bulo.

Fire broke out at the victims' apartment around 3 a.m..

Senior Fire Officer 1 Ricardo Agapito, Angeles City fire station's chief investigator, said that the faulty electrical wiring could have caused the fire. -- Report from Gracie Rutao, ABS-CBN Pampanga