Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco has led the distribution of relief assistance to the families displaced by fire in Barangay Sto. Nino Saturday, August 10.
The local chief executive, who met with the victims, ordered the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) to extend the necessary aid to them.
According to City Fire District Marshall Atty. Jhufel Brananola, six houses and a boarding house were gutted down by fire in Sto. Nino around 2:44 p.m.
The fire reached second alarm and was contained in less than a hour.
No casualties were reported but damage to property was estimated to have reached P1.5 million.
Investigation is still ongoing to determine the cause of fire.