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Bucana fire victims receive needed assistance

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DAVAO CITY — Some 45 families and boarders affected by a fire two weeks ago at SIR Phase 1 in Barangay 76-A Bucana near Bolton Bridge received relief and cash aid from the Office of the First Congressional District Representative Paolo Duterte.

The recipients — 26 house owners, six renters, eight sharers, and five boarders received 10 kilos of rice, cooking pots, plates and glasses, and other utensils, whistling kettle, and cash assistance from the lawmaker’s office.

The program is part of the government’s wholesome approach to relieving the plight of the families affected by the incident

In a report obtained from the Davao City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), the fire gutted down 24 houses and partially damaged two houses leaving 40 families and five borders, for 149 individuals homeless.

The fire started at around 9:20 a.m. and was able to control by the firefighters about 10:49 a.m. Authorities then had to fix the cracks on the bridge following the incident, which left more than P2 million amount of damage.

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