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Collapse building killed 2 due to a heavy rain and hail

Cauayan, Isabela — Two construction workers  including a minor died  when  a  15 meters  high warehouse  they were constructing  collapsed due to  a  heavy  rain  with hail in Minante  1 Cauayan City.

Senior Supt. Sotero Ramos Jr, provincial director identified the  victim  as  Lucas  Guzman,53,a married,construction worker and Felix Gammad,15, single, conctruction worker,both residence of P-5 Tagaran, Cauayan City.

Based  on  initial report gathered  from the  PPO the incident happened  at around 5:00pm   (may 23,2014) particullarly at F Pua compound  were  both victims  are  still working  when a  sudden  rain  occur with  hail  where a  warehouse under construction  collapsed .

The  rain last up  to one a hour and  a  brownout also  occured  in the  area.

Victims failed  to run and  were  burried  by the  debris of collapsed  wall which cause  their  instant  death.

Meanwhile, Mayor  Bernard  immediately  ordered  the investigation  of  the  collapsed  building  and  assured  to help the  victims.(Liezle Basa Inigo)