3 die in Pasig fire


AT least three people died after a fire ripped through a residential compound in Pasig City (Metro Manila) before dawn on Monday. The fatalities were Rosario Oferio, 72; Constancia Chan, 50 and Benedict Chan, 22, all are of 54 Sikap Compound in Barangay Kalawaan. Their charred bodies were recovered at about 7 a.m., after they got trapped inside their burning home. Fire investigators said the fire broke out at past 2 a.m. and was declared out at about 3:05 a.m. Authorities have yet to determine the cause of fire that did not spread to other houses. Cost of damage was estimated at P300,000.


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