By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
At least three homes were destroyed after a fire broke out late Wednesday evening in a residential area of Barangay 7 in Isabela, Negros Occidental.
In a radio interview yesterday morning, Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor, said the fire started around 11:45 p.m. and lasted for at least two hours before responding firefighters declared a “fire out.”
Malabor said no one was injured and the Bureau of Fire Protection is currently trying to determine the cause.
Due to the incident, the mayor appealed for local residents to double check and secure all electric and gas lines before going to sleep.
He also thanked the first responders from neighboring localities for their assistance./DGB, WDJ