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Trapped woman dies in fire 

A WOMAN died after she was trapped in a fire that razed two houses and two establishments along Tinikling Street, Lanzona Subdivision in Matina at 2:12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.

The Bureau of Fire and Protection has yet to identify the casualty.

In an interview on Friday, Senior Fire Officer 4 Ramil Gillado, spokesperson of Davao City Fire District Station, said the fire started in the house owned by Sheila Pateño Irie.

Firefighters and volunteers responded to the scene and declared a fire-out at 3:06 p.m. 

Gillado said an investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fire. He said the victim died from suffocation and heat inhalation.


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