Cadiz City

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Teacher found dead

A teacher of General Lacson Elementary School located in Barangay Burgos, Cadiz City was found dead yesterday morning along a secluded area of Pueblo Sta. Maria, Sitio Punong Ko, Barangay Daga, Cadiz.

Pueblo Sta. Maria is a subdivision owned by former Provincial Board Member “Bomber” Zayco’s wife, who is related to Lopez family. It is located just a few meters from Crossing Cadiz.

Police Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, Cadiz OIC chief identified the victim as Eric Geronga, 37, married, resident of the place. He taught Grade 3.

Fires Raze Brgy. Hall in Bago, House in Cadiz

Two fires occurred early this week in Negros Occidental, one ate up a barangay hall in Bago City and another one razed two houses in Cadiz City Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.

Fire the Barangay Hall of Barangay Tabunan in Bago City and residential house in Cadiz City Wednesday and Tuesday respectively.

In Bago, Barangay Tabunan Captain Maria May Claridad Suarez said that she was only informed by her barangay tanods and utility worker that a fire razed their barangay hall at around 6:30 in the morning.

P1.5-M Fire Razes Cadiz Public Market

A fire razed about 25 stalls made of light materials located an the site of a former cockpit at the Cadiz City Public Market in Barangay Zone 3 past 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The estimated damage reached to about P1.5 million.

Arson investigators of Cadiz Bureau of Fire Protection said, the fire started due to an unattended gas stove at the eatery of Alfredo Ugaban.

It immediately gutted neighboring stalls, some of which have stored oil inside.

Architect Dies in Road Crash

An architect was killed when his car bumped the fence of a house in Bangga Akasya in Barangay Luna, Cadiz City Tuesday afternoon.

Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, OIC police chief of Cadiz Police Station, said the victim was Albert Advincula Catapang, 50, married, of Block 5, Lot 19, Hillside Subdivision, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City.

Catapang was driving a Toyota Vios Sedan bound for Escalante City when he accidentally crossed the opposite lane and bumped the bamboo fence of Jinky Jaspe’s house and a mango tree.

Fire Hits Cadiz

Thirteen houses were razed by an afternoon fire Tuesday in Purok Tanguigue, Barangay Zone 6, Cadiz City.

The houses were totally burned in an hour of conflagration that started at about 2:20 p.m..

The houses were made of light materials and the fire was fanned strong easterly winds.

The area is just a few meters from the shoreline.

Fire Officer 2 Renel Basco of Cadiz Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) disclosed that they put the fire under control half an hour later, and declared a fire out at about 3:30 p.m.