At least 40 families lost their homes in a huge fire which affected a block right beside Cagayan de Oro College in Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City around midnight last night. Radio reports state structural damage was initially pegged at Php 12 million. Affected families are now at designated temporary shelters and evacuation centers in Carmen.
Significantly, the fire site is just a block away from the cordoned area in Dabatian Street which is under lockdown due to Covid-19 cases. Browse some photos below courtesy of Johnmichael Bustamante and Jeffrey Ang.
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