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…

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…