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Senior citizen injured in fire

A senior citizen was injured when fire razed her two-storey house at DC3, Regent Pearl Homes Subdivision in Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City, at about 6:39 p.m. yesterday.

Isabelita Garcia suffered first degree burns andwas rushed by an ambulance to ahospital, Bacolod fire marshal Chief Insp. PublioPloteña, said last night.

About P100,000 worth of properties was damaged in the fire that lasted for an hour, Ploteña said.

Initial investigation showed that the fire started at the eastern portion of the second floor of the house.

Ploteña said further investigation is being conducted to determine the cause of fire.*



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