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3 hurt, 45 families homeless in Pasay fire

Ralph Edwin Villanueva - The Philippine Star
3 hurt, 45 families homeless in Pasay fire
Ma. Elena Reblando, 41; Jeffry Jainan, 38, and Joyce Ann delos Santos, 19, suffered injuries, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection.
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MANILA, Philippines — Three persons were injured and at least 45 families were left homeless when a fire broke out at a residential area in Pasay City on Saturday.

Ma. Elena Reblando, 41; Jeffry Jainan, 38, and Joyce Ann delos Santos, 19, suffered injuries, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

Arson probers said the fire struck a house along Ventanilla street in Barangay 124, Zone 12 at around 10:45 a.m.

The fire spread to nearby houses and reached fourth alarm.

Firefighters put out the blaze at around 12:24 p.m.

The BFP said the fire destroyed 15 houses. Damage to property was estimated at P250,000.

Arson investigators said they have yet to determine what caused the fire.

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