Ormoc City Village Fire Left About Five Families Homeless
ORMOC CITY – A fire which occurred in a village in Ormoc City, Leyte on Tuesday (May 19) has left with about five families homeless.
According to Inquirer the fire broke out at around 5 PM and was eventually declared out at about 45 minutes later.
Local city fire marshal Senior Insp. Felipe Alicando said that the fire was caused by an overheating electric fan.
Initial reports show that the said electric fan was left running on the second floor in the residence of a Michaela Noval. The fan overheated and fell on a sleeping foam.
The house was made of light materials, which made the fire spread quickly. Unfortunately, four ther hoses near it were also made up of light materials.
As per the report, four fire trucks were deployed to the area. Fortunately, no one was harmed during the incident.
Probers are currently determining the estimate cost of damage.
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