Fire gutted school buildings in Lanao del Sur

THE REGION
By Divina M. Suson
June 7, 2019

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ILIGAN CITY ----- A school in Barangay Dilabayan, Bacolod Kalawi town in Lanao del Sur was burned down after a fire broke out, past 8:00 in the morning on Friday (June 7).

Police investigation said the fire originated from a nearby house owned by a certain Juhary Manan whose family was able to escape.

Captain Timothy Jim Romanillos, chief of Bacolod Kalawi Municipal Police Station, said the fire, that was reported at 8:20AM, gutted three school buildings of Dilabayan Primary School mostly made of light materials.

"Kaya ang bilis kumalat ng apoy dahil luma na (ang mga building) at made mostly of light materials," Romanillos said in a phone interview.

No casualties were reported.

Initial report said faulty wiring caused the fire.

The Bureau of Fire Protection in Bacolod Kalawi is still determining the estimated cost of damage according to Romanillos.

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