DAVAO CITY - Fire broke out in Barangay Communal in Davao City past 4 p.m. on Wednesday, destroying five houses and partially damaging one.
Based on initial investigation of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), children playing with matches may have caused the fire.
No one was hurt in the incident.
Insp. Christian Cena, BFP-Davao City spokesperson, reminded residents to be more careful and not to play with fire-prone materials.
The BFP estimated the damage caused by the fire at P1.5 million.