4 suffer high blood pressure as fire razes 7 houses in Bata

Firefighters put out the blaze that razed seven houses in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City, on Friday, February 18.*Romeo Subaldo photo

Four residents suffered from high blood pressure when a fire broke out at Purok Sawmil III in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City, at past noon Friday, February 18.

The fire, which was said to have originated from the residence of Jenny Castillo, destroyed six houses and damaged one.

Arson investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire, that reached third alarm and left an estimated damage of P225,000 to properties.

Four residents suffered from elevated blood pressure, and one of them also sustained an abrasion, a Bureau of Fire Protection report said. There were no casualties, it added.

The blaze was put out at around 1:19 p.m., BFP said.*

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