• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
About P784,000 worth of properties were destroyed in two separate fire incidents in Bacolod City recently.
Three houses were destroyed and two were damaged during a fire incident in Purok Paho, Fuentebella Subd, Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City yesterday.
Records of the Bureau of Fire Protection-Bacolod showed that five families were affected by the fire that razed the house of Emmanuel Celestial. The total damage to properties was estimated at P249,000.
Meanwhile, the house of Chanda Lobaton at St. Benilde Homes in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City was destroyed during a separate fire incident Monday. The estimated damage caused by the fire was about P535,000.
No one was reported injured in both fire incidents which are now being investigated by the BFP.*