1 dead in Talayan Village fire in QC

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 11) — One person died in the fire that razed Talayan Village, Quezon City on Friday morning, which involved a residential area, according to the Quezon City fire station radio communication office.

Elpidio Dela Cruz, 67, was the incident's lone fatality in the initial and unofficial count of the agency.

According to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the fire was under control at 12:25 p.m., while fire out was declared at 12:41 p.m.


Earlier, it said the Bureau of Fire Protection has raised the fifth alarm around 9:30 a.m.

The cause of the fire has not been identified yet.