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House catches fire in Quiapo, Manila

Fire broke out at a house on Arlegui Street in Quiapo, Manila, Wednesday night, according to a tweet by volunteer group TXTFirePhilippines. At 8:42 p.m., the Bureau of Fire Protection raised a second alarm on the fire. --Faye Orellana /atm As of 11/29/2017 8:42 #FireAlert! ->arlegui quiapo Manila : 2nd Alarm #NCR --- TXTFIREPhilippines (@TXTFIRE) November 29, 2017 ...Keep on reading: House catches fire in Quiapo, Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 29th, 2017

Quiapo blaze kills 5 kids, would-be rescuer

The fire that hit Arlegui Street in Quiapo, Manila, Wednesday night killed six people, including five children, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said Thursday. Senior Insp. Eden Alumno of BFP-San Lazaro told Radyo Inquirer 990AM that the remains of the victims were found at the house of Ashley Dacu where the fire reportedly started. Three of the victims were identified as Dacu's children: Jamaica, 2; Jamila, 8; and Jamaila, 9. The other two children were the house owner's niece and nephew, Baby Love Sampaco, 10, and Gerald Sampan, 9. The sixth victim, Michael Ramos, 30, died after he tried to save the children. Ramos was Dacu's nephew. BFP volunteer group TXTFirePhilip...Keep on reading: Quiapo blaze kills 5 kids, would-be rescuer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

House panels clear Resorts World of liabilities despite 38 dead

MANILA, Philippines – Three committees of the House of Representatives are not recommending charges to be filed against Resorts World Manila following the attack of a lone gunman, who set the casino on fire, killing 38 people. The House panels on public order and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House panels clear Resorts World Manila of liabilities despite 38 dead

MANILA, Philippines – Three committees of the House of Representatives are not recommending charges to be filed against Resorts World Manila following the attack of a lone gunman, who set the casino on fire, killing 38 people. The House panels on public order and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Blogger Drew Olivar under fire for making up bomb scare on EDSA

Filipinos were not amused when blogger Andrew Olivar shared that there might be a bombing on EDSA on the day the country commemorates the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. He referenced the Plaza Miranda bombing that happened in Quiapo, Manila in 1971 on his Facebook status and quipped that it’s “scary” to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Fire in Quiapo, Manila now at 3rd alarm

The third alarm was raised on the fire that hit the Orient Pearl Building on Claro M. Recto Avenue in Quiapo, Manila on Wednesday, according to the Manila Fire District. The fire started at around 9:00 p.m. Motorists are advised to avoid the stretch of Recto Avenue from Nicanor Reyes (Morayta) Street to Quezon Boulevard, especially the westbound lane of this road. As of this writing, firefighters are still trying to find out the cause of the fire. Shops inside the building, catering mostly to students at the University Belt, contain combustible materials. This is a developing story, refresh for updates. /atm...Keep on reading: Fire in Quiapo, Manila now at 3rd alarm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Ferry catches fire off Cebu port

MANILA, Philippines – A ferry carrying 124 passengers caught fire on Sunday, September 2, near the Port of Taloot in Argao, Cebu. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said there were no casualties involving M/V Lite Ferry 28, as all its passengers and 27 crew members were able to get off ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

One dead, 18 injured as plane catches fire in Russia

MOSCOW: One person died–apparently of a heart attack — and 18 people sought medical help when a plane skidded off a runway in Russia’s Olympic city of Sochi, slid into a river and caught fire during landing early Saturday, officials said. The Boeing 737 flying from Moscow with 166 passengers and six crew members overshot [...] The post One dead, 18 injured as plane catches fire in Russia appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Five siblings perish in Philippine fire

MANILA: Five siblings, aged 1, 4, 5, 7 and 12, perished when they were trapped inside their three-storey house during a fire that swept through a slum area in the crowded district of Tondo in Manil.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

5 trapped children killed in Tondo fire

Five siblings died from suffocation while another was injured after they were trapped inside their house at the height of a fire in Tondo, Manila yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Tour bus catches fire at C5, causes heavy traffic — MMDA

A TOURIST bus caught fire on the southbound side of C5 Kalayaan Avenue shortly before noon on Monday but was contained immediately, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Twitter. The incident involving a Kings Coach tour bus caused a traffic gridlock that extended to Julia Vargas Aveue, it said. The bus caught fire [...] The post Tour bus catches fire at C5, causes heavy traffic — MMDA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Six dead in Tondo fire

Six people, including three children, died in a two-hour fire that struck a dilapidated building in Tondo, Manilaon Tuesdayafternoon. Senior Insp. Redentor Alumno, Manila's chief arson investigator, identified the fatalities as a certain Anabel, Juliana Bermudo, 13; siblings Isabel, 8, and Bryan Ygonia,7; and Jojo Castigador. A sixth victim remains unidentified. Alumno said the report was based on the information he recieved as of8:30 p.m.The full identities of the victims were still being verified. He said the cause of fire was still unknown, but initial reports said it originated from a two-storey house beside the building on C.P. Garcia street in Barangay 118 around2 p.m. ...Keep on reading: Six dead in Tondo fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Fire razes 60 homes in Zamboanga City

MANILA, Philippines – A fire razed around 60 homes to the ground in Valle Vista phase 1 in Barangay Kasanyangan, Zamboanga City on Thursday afternoon, July 26. Three people are reported missing.  The Bureau of Fire Protection of Zamboanga City said in a report the fire originated from the house of a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Ravena catches fire late as NLEX evens semis with Game 4 win over Magnolia

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Kiefer Ravena waxed hot in the 4th quarter and the NLEX Road Warriors equalized their best-of-7 semifinals series against the Magnolia Hotshots in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup with a 91-79 Game 4 triumph at the Mall of Asia Arena Friday, March 16.  Ravena scored 11 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

UP Diliman shopping center catches fire

MANILA, Philippines — The Shopping Center at the University of the Philippines Diliman caught fire Thursday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

Manila CCTV catches cop shooting street attacker

        A man was shot dead in front of his mother by a police officer he had stabbed early Saturday morning in Manila.   Reynaldo Lee Jr., 34, died at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital at around1:24 p.m.after being shot at least eight times by PO1 Gester Versoza, member of the Station 7 Jose Abad Santos intelligence unit.   Reports said Lee allegedly attacked Versoza and repeatedly stabbed him in the chest while the policeman was on his way home on board his motorcycle along Fajardo Street in Sampaloc at around12:15 a.m.   The attack prompted the police officer to draw his firearm and fire at the victim.  ...Keep on reading: Manila CCTV catches cop shooting street attacker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Van catches fire on SLEX

SAN PEDRO CITY---A private van caught fire in Sta. Rosa City in Laguna province, slowing down traffic on the south-bound lane of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Saturday morning. Randolph Perez, an operator from the Manila Toll Expressway Systems Inc. (MATES), the SLEX operator, said the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. prompting a MATES firetruck to respond. The fire was put out before 10 a.m. and the vehicle towed away. He said an investigation was underway but they were initially looking at the vehicle's faulty clutch that caused the fire. No one was reported hurt. The incident slowed down traffic but all lanes remained passable. Maricar Cinco, @maricarcinco, Inquirer ...Keep on reading: Van catches fire on SLEX.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Freddie Aguilar s house destroyed by fire

MANILA, Philippines – Singer-composer Freddie Aguilar's home in North Fairview was gutted by a fire on Tuesday night, January 2.  According to a report from ABS-CBN , the Bureau of Fire Protection said that fire happened around past 11 pm at music room on the ground floor of the house and quickly spread ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Fire leaves P14-M damage to Freddie Aguilar’s house

DAMAGE from the fire that razed the house of musician Freddie Aguilar in Quezon City a day after the New Year festivities was estimated at about P14 million, a fire official told The Manila Times on Wednesday. The better news, however, is that the eight people who were asleep when the fire broke out late [...] The post Fire leaves P14-M damage to Freddie Aguilar’s house appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Ka Freddie Aguilar s house hit by fire

MANILA, Philippines — The residence of musician Freddie Aguilar in Quezon City was hit by fire late Tuesday night......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Bus catches fire on NLEX

MANILA, Philippines — A provincial bus caught fire along the North Luzon Expressway on Tuesday dawn......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017