Cadiz City

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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.

Lightning Kills 2, Hurts 5

CADIZ CITY - Two persons harvesting sugarcane were killed while five others were injured when hit by lightning past 11 yesterday morning in Hacienda Elvira in Barangay Andres Bonifacio, a mountainous barangay in this city.

Killed was 30-year-old Willy Barredo “Alias Tonette” and 27-year-old Juvy Jumawan, both single and residents of the barangay.

2 Killed, 6 Hurt in ‘Strafing’

CADIZ CITY - Was it overkill or mistaken identity?

This was how Cadiznons here describe the killing of two residents, including a minor girl, and wounding of 6 others when strafed by Army soldiers who are members of Charlie Company of the 62nd Infantry Battalion at Tabanao-Banquerohan Bridge, Barangay Banquerohan, this city, at about 4:15 a.m. yesterday.