Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte- At exactly 3 o’clock in the afternoon on January 7, 2019, a fire broke out at Sitio Sto. Niño, Tambak, Barangay Minaog, Dipolog City wherein more than 20 houses and more or less 30 families were affected.
Fire reached alert level 4 since the fire truck wasn’t able to reach the destination immediately because of the difficult route to the area. It has been reported that almost all houses and properties were made from light materials, reason to catch fire instantly.
Fire under control was declared at around 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The affected families temporarily stayed at Tambak Chapel as they were settled by the Barangay Officials of Minaog, Dipolog City.
Investigation is still going on regarding the cause of fire on the said area.(Lyza Bautista)