Fire hits Malibay neighborhood in Pasay
A fire that broke out in a residential unit at 157 P. Santos, Brgy. 172, Malibay, Pasay City was declared "fire out" on the afternoon of May 16, 2023, amid the community's festive celebration.
Authorities raised the alarm before 5 PM when the fire engulfed a two-story residential building, affecting more than 21 families. The estimated damage caused by the fire is approximately two hundred thousand pesos. Fortunately, there were no reported casualties or serious injuries.
Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano of Pasay City wasted no time in providing assistance to the affected residents. She promptly delivered grocery packs, folding beds, hygiene kits, and sleeping materials to help alleviate their immediate needs.
The immediate response and assistance provided by Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano demonstrated the city's commitment to its constituents during times of crisis. By swiftly providing essential relief items, the local government aims to help affected families recover and rebuild their lives after the unfortunate incident.
Residents and community members are reminded to remain vigilant and practice fire safety measures to prevent such incidents from occurring. Regular fire safety drills, proper maintenance of electrical systems, and adherence to safety guidelines can significantly reduce the risk of fires and protect lives and properties.
The Pasay City government, alongside concerned agencies and barangay officials, will conduct further assessments and investigations to determine the cause of the fire and implement measures to prevent similar incidents in the future.
As the affected families begin the process of rebuilding their lives, the solidarity and support of the community will play a crucial role. The Pasay City government, together with the residents, will work hand in hand to ensure that the affected families receive the necessary assistance and resources to regain stability and move forward.