Fire breaks out at Inabanga Catholic Cemetery, no reported injuries

By Arvee Soco, contributor | 06:19 PM November 3, 2019

Personnel from the Bureau of Fire Protection in Inabanga town responded to a fire inside the Inabanga Catholic Cemetery on Saturday afternoon.

According to witnesses, the fire started at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 when most residents visited the cemetery for All Souls’ Day.

The fire started in one of the apartment-style tombs.

Witnesses said they saw two men visiting the area where they lit the candles and left.

The tomb is reportedly old.Fire officials said when they arrived on the scene, heavy smoke was coming out from the back of the tombs.

There were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.


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