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first_imgTWO houses were razed by a fire believed to have been caused by faulty electrical wiring in barangay Ibabao, Mandaue City.Fire damage was pegged at P100,000, said SF01 Nilo Cosido of the Mandaue City Fire Department.Cosido said the fire started in the house of 84-year-old Flora Barte at 9:30 a.m. yesterday.The woman’s neighbor, Rex Mañago, told investigators he saw smoke billowing from the house’s ceiling.Mañago tried to douse the fire with a pail of water but the flames continued to spread.Mañago went inside the Barte’s house to help the woman escape from the blazing structure.Mañao said it took some time before he was able to convince Barte to leave the burning house.The fire spread to the house of engineer Alvin Ceniza, whose family was hearing Mass when the fire struck.Firefighters contained the fire in five minutes./REPORTER JUCELL MARIE P. CUYOS Police identified the fatality as Larry Delgado, a stay-in worker of Globex Rattan Furniture.SPO2 Danny Ebarreta, desk officer of the Basak police station, said the man was already dead when he was found by Norma Baller in the company’s bunkhouse.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeBaller is the aunt of the company’s owner.Baller had gone to the bunkhouse after noticing that Delgado was not in his work station. Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Sen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performance DILG gives 60-day deadline to Metro Manila mayors to clear their roads PLAY LIST 02:35DILG gives 60-day deadline to Metro Manila mayors to clear their roads01:47Brace for next metro wide shake drill..at 4 a.m. on July 27!02:19Cebu rape-slay not basis for revival of death penalty, says ‘Otso’ bets03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension MOST READ What’s new in town: Eggplant parmigiana deep-dish pizza, tofu ‘kakigori,’ ‘kamias’-date sticky toffee pudding Read Next Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR Baller said the body was already stiff when she checked on the man.MORE STORIESnewsinfo4 men nabbed after yielding shabu, marijuana in Quezon CitynewsinfoBusinessman nabbed for threatening, assaulting traffic enforcer in ManilanewsinfoPart of Manila’s Tomas Claudio Bridge set for 6-month closure from Aug 3MORE STORIESnewsinfo4 men nabbed after yielding shabu, marijuana in Quezon CitynewsinfoBusinessman nabbed for threatening, assaulting traffic enforcer in ManilanewsinfoPart of Manila’s Tomas Claudio Bridge set for 6-month closure from Aug 3Police said the man had no external injuries.The body was brought to the Rolling Hills Funeral Parlor for an examination to determine the cause of death. ./REPORTER JUCELL MARIE P. CUYOS Special barangay polls on todaylast_img read more