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Filipino: Family of Five, Including Three Children, Killed in Pozorrubio Fire


This is to inform you of the tragedy which happened in Pozorrubio, Pangasinan. The fire hit on a house in Pozorrubio, Pangasinan, and killed a family. This happened on 3 April Monday at Rizal St.Brgy. Poblacion District IV, Pozorrubio. The fire destroyed their house yesterday at midnight. Two other houses were also destroyed in the fire. A family of five members husband wife and their three young children died in a massive fire that broke out at their residence in the Philippine province of Pangasinan. For further more detail please scroll down the page and continue to read.

Family of Five, Including Three Children

The dead family was identified as Mark Villanueva who was 34  and his wife Dixie, 36, and their three children aged six, two, and one year. According to the official that the fire started at around 12.10 am at house number 1 occupied by the couple and their three children. The fire also reached the nearby houses. All the inhabitants of the house managed to escape safely but house number 1 was fully destroyed and all the members is dead. Ten people were living in the residence and the father died rescuing the others when the fire started after he went to his family to rescue but they can’t be saved all members died.

Family of Five, Including Three Children

However, we get the information from that what is the reason how fire gets started. According to  Philippines authorities and officials, they said this fire caused because of an overcharged electric bike. Through investigation, they find out that e- bike was left unplugged overnight on the ground floor of the family’s home in the municipality of Pozorrubio.

A fire officer said that their electronic bikes did not have an automatic switch mechanism that would stop once the charging was completed. when their e-bike overcharged a blaze come out and quickly spread through the wires and reached the fatalities when they were sleeping. The wooden attic didn’t have any other openings, aside from a small window and the door, causing the fire to spread almost instantly.

Two other houses also destroyed in the fire but the occupants were managed to escape from the fire safely. they were not reported to death or any kind of injured person. The estimated total cost of damages to three houses was 11 million. The investigation is still going on this case if we get any update related to this case we will inform you please stay with this website and be safe.


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