Saturday, October 3, 2015

Fire guts PA's EPQ-11

From the Philippine News Agency (Oct 4): Fire guts PA's EPQ-11
A fire of still unknown origin damaged the Enlisted Personnel Quarters-11 (EPQ-11) at the Philippine Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City Saturday afternoon.

The blaze took place at 3:30 p.m., Army spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao said, adding that the EPQ-11, an insured 10-door apartment, was partially burned and damage was estimated at PhP 1.2 million.

Assessment is still ongoing to determine property damage incurred by military personnel residing at EPQ-11.

Three fire trucks of the PA immediately responded to the incident while eight fire trucks coming from the Bureau of Fire Protection-Taguig City and different fire volunteers of Taguig and Pasig City arrived moments later.

The PA Fire Marshall declared the fire out at around 4:40 p.m.

Initial investigation disclosed that the fire started at Door 7 occupied by one S/Sgt. Dalusong.

The cause of fire is still under investigation by the BFP-Taguig.

Ten affected families were temporarily transferred to the Enlisted Personnel Transient Quarters.

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