2 kids die in Davao City fire

Subscribe Now January 21, 2011 at 08:12pm

Two children died after being trapped inside their burning home in Davao City, before dawn Friday.

Police identified the fatalities as Alquin Autida, 12 and Sarneyem Autida, 9. Their sister, Inday, 11, was wounded. Senior fire Officer 2 Ruben Tabarno of the Davao City fire bureau said the victim's house in Purok 10, Nasilla Village went ablaze around 1 a.m..

Tabarno said that an unattended candle could have caused the fire, which started near the house's front door.

Saturnino Autida, father of the victims, said he and his wife were out working when the incident happened.

Source: abs-cbnnews.com

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