Fire Hits Slum In South RP

November 1, 2007 at 9:59 pm | Posted in 1 | Leave a comment


Fire fighters battle flames Thursday Nov. 01, 2007 in Cotabato City in southern Philippines.

(Mark Navales/Mindanao Examiner Photo Service)

COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / Nov. 01, 2007) – A fire broke out Thursday at a slum area in Cotabato City in southern Philippines, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or injuries, officials said.

The fire left hundreds of people homeless. Arson investigators said the fire swept through the neighborhood which was once a cemetery.

It was unknown if the fire was deliberate or accidental. (Mark Navales)

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