100 families left homeless after fire

Residents trying to extinguish a fire in Las Pinas City in the Philippines on Monday. The city's Bureau of Fire Protection said at least 100 families were displaced after the fire engulfed a shanty town.
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Residents trying to extinguish a fire in Las Pinas City in the Philippines on Monday.  The city's Bureau of Fire Protection said at least 100 families were displaced after the fire engulfed a shanty town.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 01, 2017, with the headline '100 families left homeless after fire'. Print Edition | Subscribe