State of calamity idineklara sa 4 na barangay sa Boac, Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – Isinailalim sa state of calamity ang apat na barangay sa bayan ng Boac sa lalawigan ng Marinduque dahil sa sunog na sumiklab sa lugar nitong Hulyo 2, 2018. Ayon sa resolusyon na may titulong ‘Resolution Declaring Certain Portions of the Boac Poblacion Barangays Namely, Malusak, Mercado, Murallon and San Miguel Under the State of Calamity Brought About by the Fire Incident on July 2, 2018‘, na ipinasa sa ‘special session’ ng Sanguniang Bayan ng Boac ngayong umaga, Hulyo 5, ang kanilang pagdedeklara ng state of calamity sa…

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21st century great fire at the heritage town of Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – It was an early Monday morning, July 2, 2018 when the people of Boac Central Business District (BCBD) were awakened by the alarming loud noise of firetrucks. A large fire broke out roughly at 5:30 in the morning and caught up three blocks along Magsaysay Road totaly burning down century-old heritage houses, iconic business and commercial establishments. These include the National Historical Institute (NHI now NHCP) declared heritage house of Don Piroco Mansion also known as Maharlikang Tahanan ni Kapitan Piroco, the site of former Lighthouse Maritime…

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P25-M halaga ng ari-arian, natupok sa sunog sa Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – Tinatayang aabot sa 25 milyong halaga ng ari-arian ang napinsala sa sumiklab na sunog sa bayan ng Boac, Marinduque nitong Lunes, Hulyo 2. Sa panayam ng Marinduque News kay Superintendent Maria Victoria Padua-Brual, provincial fire marshal ng Bureau of Fire Protection-Marinduque, natanggap nila ang ulat tungkol sa sunog pasado alas-5:30 ng madaling araw.  Umabot sa ikaapat na alarma ang sunog at bandang alas-11:20 ng umaga nang idineklarang fire out ang lugar. Labingpitong ‘business establishments’ ang natupok kabilang ang walong ancestral houses. Inaalam pa ang sanhi ng pinagmulan…

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Listahan ng mga apektadong establisyemento sanhi ng sunog sa Boac

Narito ang ‘unofficial’ na talaan ng mga commercial establishment at kabahayan (in alphabetical order) na naapektuhan ng sumiklab na sunog kaninang umaga, Hulyo 2 sa bayan ng Boac, Marinduque: Aliño’s Store Apostol Rice Dealer Outlet Beabianca’s Printing Press and General Merchandise Chuwing Panciteria Dr. Modesto Santos (former pharmacy) Fujifilm GSat IRM Church Lim New Building Maharlikang Tahanan ni Pedro Lardizabal (Don Perroco) former site of Lighthouse Maritime School Meling (Deogracias) Lim House Recalde’s Residence Roque-Enriquez House Rowena’s Beauty Parlor Sisi Mirafuente House St. Rose of Lima Clinic Ven Mar School Supplies…

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Fire destroys 8 heritage houses in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – Fire razed eight houses in the heritage area of this town early Monday morning. Initial investigations revealed that the blaze started around 5:30 a.m. from one of the old houses at the center of Boac. Fire authorities have yet to determine the cause of the fire and Bureau of Fire Protection-Marinduque officer-in-charge Col. Maria Victoria Brual has yet to issue a statement about the incident. The eight houses were included in the heritage mapping done around five years ago. The old houses, made of quality wood and…

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