City Gov’t extends assistance to fire victims
TACLOBAN CITY – The City Government of Tacloban under Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez through its Social Welfare and Development Office extended assistance to victims of a fire that razed a commercial and residential area in Brgy. 59 and 62-B Sagkahan, Tacloban City on Friday, September 14.
The CSWDO delivered necessary assistance such as food packs consisting of 6 kilos Rice and canned goods, assorted cooking utensils, plates, bowl, Tumbler, Mosquito Net, Blanket and bath towel to 51 fire victims.
An assessment was also done by the CSWDO to identify the other needs of the fire victims.
The Bureau of Fire Protection said it received the alarm at 2:55 a.m. on Friday. Ten commercial stalls and 7 houses were engulfed by the fire that was declared fire out at 3:45 am. Damages were estimated at PHP 1.2 million, but no casualties were reported. (H.J. Roca/CIO)