Three persons were injured in a fire that gutted eight houses along Tambunting Street in Santa Cruz, Manila, on Friday noon.
Chief Insp. Rex Afalla identified two of the victims as Robinson Recina, 19, and Dodong Purisima, 43, both residents of the area.
The third victim was brought to a nearby hospital and was yet to be identified at this writing.
The fire started in the house of a certain Rolando at 12:23 p.m. It was declared out at 1:04 p.m.
Damage was placed at P800,000.