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Fire razes 5 houses on Antonio St.

Fire razes 5 houses on Antonio St.

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By CRIS EUGENE T. GIANAN A second-alarm fire struck the famed Artlet hangout Antonio St. along Dapitan on Tuesday afternoon, gutting five houses and causing an estimated P450,000 worth of damages. Senior Inspector Redentor Alumno of the Manila Fire Bureau said the fire began at around 4:45 p.m. and spread to other houses in the compound, reaching first and second alarms at 4:46 p.m. and 4:48 p.m., respectively. The local fire chief said one of the residents, 76-year-old Roberto Santiago, left a newly-repaired electric fan running which supposedly overheated and started the blaze. “‘Yung isang electric fan ginamit niya, then pagbalik niya, umusok na. Kung makikita niyo itong pattern ng sunog, halos naubos itong kanyang tinitirahan. Kung makikita niyo itong ground floor at s...