6 perish in Navotas fire

January 31, 2011 7:50 am 

MANILA, Jan. 30 — At least six persons were reported killed as a fire of still unknown origin gutted down 100 houses in San Roque, Navotas area Saturday night.

Navotas City Social Welfare Development Office chief Pat Agcaoili identified the fatalities as Dritz and Carlos Blancaflor; and William, James and Jennifer Agarin.

The sixth fatality was not immediately identified.

Arson investigators said the blaze started at around 11 p.m. and was only put out at 4:45 a.m. Sunday.

Police are still trying to determine what cause the blaze. (PNA)

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