Look: Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City caught on fire

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Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City caught on fire
Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City caught on fire. (Image from Cebu Daily News)

An area in Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City was caught on fire, Tuesday morning.

Fire officials declared “fire out” at 8:57 a.m.

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Senior Fire Officer Oliver Tautho of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Cebu City said the fire reached third alarm at 8:32 a.m., second at 8:27 a.m.

The BFP received the first fire alarm at 8:21 a.m.

Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

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Residents checking the fire scene
Residents were checking the fire scene. (Image from CDN)
BFP Cebu continues to investigate the fire incident
BFP Cebu continues to investigate the fire incident. (Image from CDN)

Fire hits Basak Pardo, Cebu City 2018

The fire also engulfed around 100 houses in Brgy. Basak Pardo, Cebu City on July 27, 2018.

The Cebu City Fire Department received the alarm at 9:57 p.m., and it was raised to Task Force Alpha at 10:41 p.m., prompting the nearby fire officers to respond to the fire scene.

The allegedly started from the house of a certain Elviza Flores.

The city fire department estimated the damage to property around P1 million.

Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office chief Nagiel Bañacia said firefighters struggled to put out the fire due to the areas’ narrow roads.

Also read: Two children killed as fire destroys 90 homes in Cebu

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