3 die in Iloilo fire
Jennifer Rendon (The Philippine Star) - April 22, 2020 - 12:00am

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — A woman and her two children died in a fire that destroyed their house in Zarraga, Iloilo on Monday night.

Lilibeth Hechanova, 37, who was four months pregnant, and her children Mateo, 9, and Mico, 4, were trapped in their house in Barangay Pajo when the fire struck at around 11 p.m.

Senior Fire Officer 3 Gamaliel Borro, Bureau of Fire Protection-Zarraga station chief, said the victims could have died of suffocation.

The husband and father of the victims reportedly works in Manila.

An investigation is ongoing.

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