fires in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fires in the Philippines


Family of 3 dies in Olongapo fire

Nov 13, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The City Fire Marshall says the building was ringed with security grills and there was no fire exit in the upper floors

Fire hits Kalibo public market

Sep 15, 2019 - 8:20 PM

The initial cost of damage is pegged at P35 million. No casualties are reported.

A four-hour fire that razed market stalls inside the Kalibo public market in Kalibo, Aklan early Sunday morning, September 15, was declared out at 11:37 a.m. Photo by Boy Ryan B. Zabal

Mandaue City places 3 sitios under state of calamity due to fire

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:37 AM

Local officials say 1,200 families have been displaced by the fire

FIRE. Fire razes several areas in Mandaue City on June 27, 2019.Photos from Mandaue City PIO Facebook page

5 killed in huge Benguet forest fire

Feb 20, 2019 - 9:50 PM

(UPDATED) The dead include 4 Philex Mines foresters and one resident

8 men, 1 minor, arrested for indiscriminate firing in Malate

Feb 08, 2019 - 8:06 AM

The Manila police says Marjay Dominguez, 29, fired the shots

At least 2 injured in Boracay fire

Jan 27, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Around 38 houses and establishments mostly made of light materials burn down

Photo from Boracay Fire Rescue & Ambulance Volunteers/Leonard Tirol

Search on for missing Filipina after London fire

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Missing Filipina Ligaya G Moore is at least 60 years old a member of the Jesus Is Lord JIL church and a resident of Grenfell Tower in London

MISSING FILIPINA. Ligaya Moore, a Filipina, remains missing after the Grenfell Tower on July 14, 2017, killed at least 17 people in London. Photo of Moore from the Philippine embassy in London; photo of Grenfell Tower from AFP

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

Jun 07, 2017 - 4:42 PM

After some time your own excuses of blaming me for every catastrophe that befalls this administration just won t wash with the public anymore Senator Leila de Lima tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

Fire hits tire factory in Pampanga

May 14, 2017 - 4:44 PM

4th UPDATE The fire is declared under control at 6:10 pm on Sunday May 14

Huge fire in Mt Kanlaon blamed on 'illegal trekkers'

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:04 PM

Two underaged boys are suspected of causing a fire that burned 29 hectares of lush Mount Kanlaon a protected area and favorite mountaineering destination

SCORCHED. A fire consumes 29 hectares of Margaha Valley in Mount Kanlaon, one of the mountain's most famous features. Photo by Cecil Morella

Mt Banahaw fire burns 50 hectares of mountain forest

Mar 20, 2014 - 3:34 PM

Officials are having a difficult time putting out the blaze because of strong winds and the steep slope of the area

MOUNTAIN BLAZE. Officials say the fire has begun to die down but strong wind may still cause it to spread. Photo courtesy of Philippine Air Force

3 dead in Christmas Day fires

Dec 25, 2012 - 8:24 AM

A fire in San Juan left 2 000 families homeless while a separate one also in Quezon City killed 3

Fire hits Gateway Mall in QC

Nov 09, 2012 - 11:43 PM

The fire which is caused by a broken generator was put under control at 11:23pm

(UPDATED) 17 dead in Butuan store fire

May 09, 2012 - 2:52 PM

17 shop clerks sleeping in a store in Butuan die in a fire while one is still missing