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QC fire destroys P150,000 in property

Some P150,000 in property was destroyed in a fire that hit a three-storey house in Quezon City early morning Sunday.

Fire Supt. Jesus Fernandez, Quezon City Fire Marshall, said the fire occurred at 1:56 a.m. at a three-storey house located at No. 81 Sabalitang corner Gonzales St., Barangay Cruz na Ligas, Quezon City.

The house, Fernandez said, is owned by 34-year old Maricel Datog Varios.

Fernandez said that based on initial investigation, the fire originated at the third floor bedroom of Varios’ brother, Jay Datog, 28.

He said the fire affected two other houses but it was immediately contained by responding firefighters from the Quezon City Fire Department and fire brigade volunteers.

No one was hurt or killed in the fire that was put out at 2:37 a.m.

Fernandez said investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire that reached the second alarm. (Francis T. Wakefield)