A barangay kagawad and his wife were charred alive in a fire that caught their residence in Brgy. Panapaan III, Bacoor on Tuesday morning.
Fire Chief Insp. Jude Sumeg-Ang, Bacoor City fire marshal, classified the victims as Sozimo Aldana Nario, 71, barangay kagawad of Panapaan III, and wife Mercedita Villare Nario, 65, caretaker of Francel Corporation property lots, both of 3-029 Bgy. Panapaan III, Bacoor.
The two were inside their makeshift house made of light materials when the fire swiftly befell at 3:07 a.m. The firefighters put out the fire at 3:30 a.m.
Fire marshals found the lifeless burned bodies of the two victims — Sozimo was partially incinerated while his wife was totally burned.
Arson investigators are still determining the cause of the fire.
The victims’ bodies were brought to La Bien Funeral for an autopsy.
Damage to properties was placed at P50,000, according to Bacoor Fire Bureau.
News source: Dennis Abrina, People’s Tonight