Three children died in a fire that razed a residential house in Zamboanga del Sur Thursday, February 27.
Police Major Helen L. Galvez, Public Information Office chief of Regional Police Office 9, said the victims, including an 8-year old female and 3- and 4-year old males, respectively, were trapped inside the house in Purok Talaba, Barangay Camanga in Dumalinao town.
The fire hit the house owned by couple Maritess and Bimbo Bitzusa, a construction worker who was out for work when the incident occured at about 9:00 a.m.
The fire was declared out at about 9:37 a.m. and the cost of damage was estimated at P10,000.
Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the incident.