Three Dead in Central Philippines Fire

Sat Dec 16 2023
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MANILA: Three individuals died after a fire engulfed a crowded residential area in Iloilo province in the central Philippines before dawn on Saturday, according to local police.

The fire quickly spread, engulfing over fifty houses in Molo, a district in the provincial capital Iloilo City.

The Iloilo City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office reported that firefighters spent over two hours extinguishing the flames. Authorities are currently investigating to determine the cause of this deadly fire.  —Xinhua/APP

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