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5-year-old boy killed in Las Piñas fire

One person was killed when a fire broke out in a residential area in Las Piñas City on Saturday. (Photo courtesy: RH Noche Cacas)

A 5-year-old boy perished in a fire that broke out in a residential area in Las Piñas City on Saturday morning.

In a report from RH Noche Cacas, the fire started past 10 AM on the ceiling of the second floor of the victim’s house in Fatima Subdivision in Barangay Pulang Lupa Uno.

Investigations showed that the mother of the victim initially thought her child was able to get out of the house in time and was with his sibling. However, when she realized he was not with them, the mother attempted to go back to the house, but the fire was already spreading.

The victim was trapped inside their burning home.

Reports stated around 50 families and 25 houses made of light materials were affected by the said blaze.

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