Fire destroys 47 houses
BY CARLA GOMEZ & GILBERT BAYORAN
Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday delivered assistance to 66 families who were victims of a fire that destroyed 47 houses in Purok Edrina, Brgy. 5 in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, at noon Saturday.
The governor said P5,000 each in shelter assistance and relief goods were given to those who lost their homes.
The fire reportedly originated from the house of a certain Magnolia Flores, Supt. Fred Trajeras, Bureau of Fire and Protection provincial chief, said yesterday.