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PRC dispatches fire trucks, ambulances to Brgy Damayang Lagi fire

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By Jel Santos

Three fire trucks and five ambulances were dispatched by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to help fight a fire that broke out in residential area in Quezon City on Wednesday.

Residents try to save their belongings as they try to escape the fire that razed a residential area in Brgy Damayan Lagi, Quezon City, March 20, 2019 (Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN)

Residents try to save their belongings as they try to escape the fire that razed a residential area in Brgy Damayan Lagi, Quezon City, March 20, 2019 (Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN)

PRC said that it also dispatched 26 personnel to the fire that razed 250 houses in Barangay Damayang Lagi, Quezon City.

“As of 2:45 p.m., the residential fire in Damayang Lagi QC has been raised to General Alarm,” the humanitarian body said.

According to PRC, two water tankers at PRC headquarters in Mandaluyong City are now on standby should there be a need to send an augmentation.

“We have put other PRC chapters and branches on standby alert.”

The fire reportedly started around 1 p.m.

As of press time, firefighters were still trying to put out the fire.

Read more: Huge fire razes 250 houses in Brgy Damayan Lagi in QC

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