ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / May 25, 2008) –A fire razed some 80 houses at a coastal village in the southern port city of Zamboanga in the southern Philippines, police said Sunday.
Police said the fire struck in Arena Blanco on Saturday and although no one was reported killed in the blaze, many victims were hurt in the commotion. Many of the houses that burned were made from dried grass and wood and bamboo.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but arson investigators have interviewed several people in the village. (Mindanao Examiner)