Dec 272014
With New Year just a few days away, firefighters are on alert for fires that may be caused by the careless lighting of firecrackers or throwing of lighted cigarettes.

In Quezon City, fire marshal Superintendent Jesus Fernandez appealed to residents against being reckless in handling these items, radio dzBB’s James Agustin reported.

The Bureau of Fire Protection is on alert for fires as revelry marking the New Year continues to escalate.

Last week, a fire razed a warehouse containing paper in Novaliches, Quezon City. Arson investigators cited initial information showing a firecracker explosion preceded the fire.

Also, a fire that hit a warehouse containing TV show props in Quezon City was reportedly caused by a cigarette left unattended. Joel Locsin/LBG, GMA News

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