By Glen S. Ramos
Baliwasan Seaside, Zamboanga — The Philippine Coast Guard today provided assistance to the Bureau of Fire Protection in rescuing residents and putting out the fire that razed the homes of residents of Campo Islam, Baliwasan Seaside in Zamboanga City.
According to a report, the fire occurred at around 5:35 a.m.
PCG personnel from the BRP Bagacay (MRRV-4410) immediately proceeded to the area to assist in the rescue operation.
Residents who were trapped in their burning homes were saved and those who suffered minor burns were immediately brought to the nearest medical facility for treatment.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire. (AI/MTVN)