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Body of one more Davao mall fire victim remains missing

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 December) – Retrieval operations continued on Wednesday for one missing body inside the four-storey NCCC Mall Davao, bringing the reported casualties from 37 to 38, while a DNA test will be conducted on one of the recovered bodies to determine the identity, City Mayor Sara Duterte said. In a press briefing in […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsDec 27th, 2017

Remaining body inside NCCC Mall Davao found

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Jan) – Authorities recovered the remains of Alexandra Moreno on Thursday, the last of the 38 missing workers, 12 days after the four-story NCCC Mall Davao caught fire last December 23. Interagency Anti-Arson Task Force deputy team leader and spokesperson Fire Supt. Jerry Candido told MindaNews on Friday that the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Body found at NCCC Mall Davao not among the fire victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – The skeletal remains found last week at the burned NCCC Mall Davao belonged to a person who was only dead for 12 to 16 days based on a forensic examination, an official from the Regional Crime Laboratory Office (RCLO) 11 of the Philippine National Police said. Chief Insp. Dr. Nolan […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Body found from burned Davao mall

A BODY was discovered at the burned NCCC Mall in Davao City on Wednesday. A statement posted on Facebook on Thursday said the remains were found during the mall’s demolition. “Upon validating with the contractor, we immediately secured the area and informed the Inter-agency Task Force and Bureau of Fire regarding the matter,” according to [...] The post Body found from burned Davao mall appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

NCCC Mall retrieval operation halted

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Dec) – The retrieval operation for one missing body out of the 38 trapped workers – 37 call centers agents and one NCCC Mall personnel – inside the gutted four-story NCCC Mall Davao was suspended on Thursday due to the instability of the structure, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Davao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

36 bodies recovered in mall fire identified

DAVAO CITY: Authorities identified 10 more of the charred bodies recovered after the Dec. 23 NCCC mall fire in Davao CIty, bringing to 36 the total number of identified remains. As of 2:40 a.m. Dec. 27, only one of the 37 bodies recovered over the weekend remains to be identified. Another missing person, the 38th, [...] The post 36 bodies recovered in mall fire identified appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Davao City vows help to families of mall fire victims

DAVAO CITY---The city government has pledged to extend assistance to thefamilies of the 37 victims of the massive fire that gutted a major shopping mall here as rescuers continued their search to find and recover the bodies of call center workers still missing and believed killed in the day-long blaze. Forensic teams from police and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have taken samples from relatives of those missing for DNA testing in the hope of identifying the charred body of a person that rescuers recovered inside the burned shopping mall early on Sunday. Mayor Sara Duterte said the priority now was to find and recover soonest the remaining 36 victims trapped inside the...Keep on reading: Davao City vows help to families of mall fire victims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Mall fire: Duterte weeps for 37 dead

[ventuno id='MCsxMDU3MzU3fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno]   DAVAO CITY---A fire that swept through a shopping mall in Davao City was believed to have killed at least 37 employees of an American call center housed in the building, according to local officials. Firefighters found one burned body as the blaze was brought under control on Sunday, but 36 others remained missing and were feared dead, Mayor Sara Duterte, President Duterte's daughter, told reporters. Mayor Duterte said firefighters had "assessed that no one would survive in that heat and with that thick, black smoke." Six people were rescued and taken to the hospital. The President, who served more...Keep on reading: Mall fire: Duterte weeps for 37 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

Rescue teams recover body from razed Davao mall; 36 still missing feared dead

Fire rescue teams recovered one charred body inside the comfort room of the fourth floor of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall in Davao City on Sunday morning. At least 36 other call center agents of the Survey Sampling International (SSI) were reportedly trapped in a fire that hit the shopping mall on Saturday, and chances for their survival were slim......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

Remains of 1 of 37 workers trapped in mall fire recovered

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Dec) — Mayor Sara Duterte said the remains of one victim out of the 37 trapped workers were recovered at around 8 a.m. Sunday, nearly 24 hours after a massive fire that engulfed the four-storey NCCC Mall of Davao along MacArthur Highway was put “under control.” Duterte said rescuers recovered […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

Identity of remains found at burned mall in Davao still unknown

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 03 September) – The identity of the human bones recovered at the NCCC Mall Davao has remained unknown nearly eight weeks after demolition workers discovered the remains but authorities suspected the victim was killed for stealing from the burned building. “Wala pang nag-claim (Nobody has claimed yet),” Chief Insp. Dr. Nolan Genova, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Headless body found in Zamboanga del Sur

PAGADIAN CITY - Head still missing, the body of a farmer was found along the pathway in Barangay Balintawak, Margosatubig town in Zamboanga del Sur Wednesday. SPO2 Fernan Galadlas, the town police investigator, said the remains were that of Elanio Hubid Paragas, 41, a resident of Sitio Bangan Bangan, Barangay Bio-us, Vincenzo Sagun town in Zamboanga del Sur. Bio-us is located next to Balintawak, where Paragas usually delivered his harvested crops, Galadlas told the Inquirer. Galadlas said residents in the area immediately alerted the police when they found the mutilated body of the victim lying on the trail. They helped look for the head of the victim but failed to find it. LEAH...Keep on reading: Headless body found in Zamboanga del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Skeletal remains found in burned mall in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 July) – Demolition workers found skeletal remains among the debris on the third floor of the burned NCCC Mall Davao on Tuesday afternoon, an official of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said on Thursday. Davao City Fire Marshal Major Virna Silagan told MindaNews that the workers discovered a skull 52 days […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Retrieval ops still on for Alexandra Moreno inside NCCC Mall

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Jan) – Retrieval operation workers will search the first two floors of the gutted four-story NCCC Mall Davao after they failed to find the body of Alexandra Moreno, one of the 38 who perished in the December 23 fire incident. Fire Supt. Jerry Candido, Interagency Anti-Arson Task Force deputy team […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Authorities start Davao mall fire probe

DAVAO CITY — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) started its investigation into the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) mall fire that killed 38 persons and left one missing. Authorities first looked into the area of the mall that was leased by SSI, a call center that employed most of the fatalities. [We] wanted to… link: Authorities start Davao mall fire probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Authorities start Davao mall fire probe

DAVAO CITY — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) started its investigation into the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) mall fire that killed 38 persons and left one missing. Authorities first looked into the area of the mall that was leased by SSI, a call center that employed most of the fatalities. [We] wanted to […] The post Authorities start Davao mall fire probe appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Davao mayor pulls out of task force on NCCC Mall fire probe

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the city government has pulled out its representation in the interagency task force that will investigate the NCCC Mall Davao fire that left 37 people dead and one missing inside the four-storey building. #BeFullyInformed Davao mayor pulls out of task force on NCCC Mall fire probe Davao City — Mayor Sara… link: Davao mayor pulls out of task force on NCCC Mall fire probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Authorities identify the last of 37 bodies recovered

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – Authorities have already confirmed the identity of the last of the 37 bodies recovered while retrieval operations for still one missing body inside the gutted four-story NCCC Mall Davao has resumed Friday. In a press briefing in her office on Friday, Mayor Sara Dutere said authorities have identified […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Mayor Sara pulls out city gov’t from NCCC Mall fire investigation

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she has inhibited the City Government from participating in the investigation conducted by the interagency task force (TF) on NCCC Mall Davao fire that left 37 people dead and one still missing after being trapped inside a burning four-story mall. Duterte said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Remains of 37 Davao City mall fire victims recovered

COTABATO CITY: Remains of all 37 victims who perished in the NCCC Mall fire in Davao City on Saturday morning have been recovered, officials said. The first was found on Sunday morning and the rest were retrieved that night and early morning of Christmas Day, they added. The fire erupted on the 3rd floor of the NCCC Mall in Ma-a Road… link: Remains of 37 Davao City mall fire victims recovered.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Death toll from Davao mall blaze rises to 38

THE death toll from a fire that ravaged a shopping mall in the southern Philippines has risen to 38 after the body of a mall safety officer was discovered, the city mayor said Wednesday. The officer died trying to rescue those trapped in the blaze at the four-storey NCCC mall….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017