Fresnedi vows to extend financial assistance to 294 families affected in Alabang fire incident

Mayor Jaime Fresnedi vows to provide assistance to 294 families or at least 1,119 individuals affected by a fire incident at Barrio Bisaya, Alabang last January 17.

The local exec assures fire victims that the city council will be passing a resolution to give financial assistance to affected house owners, house sharers, and renters, along with the provision of basic necessities.

The local government is set to provide P10,000 financial assistance to affected house owners, P5,000 to house sharers, renters, and P3,000 to owners of partially damaged houses.

According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire broke out in the residential area at 8:20am and was raised to fourth alarm. The residential area is situated adjacent to Ospital ng Muntinlupa, including a COVID-19 isolation facility and the city’s Molecular Laboratory.

Affected families are temporarily sheltered at Pedro E. Diaz High School in U.P. Side Subdivision, Alabang.

Muntinlupa Social Service Department has provided hot meals to the evacuees through the installation of the city’s Disaster Response Mobile Kitchen. The City Health Office strictly monitors the evacuation area to ensure that minimum health protocols and measures are observed.

Muntinlupa City Fire Station extends their gratitude to government agencies, NGOs, fire volunteer brigades who have helped in the fire incident on Sunday morning.

Responders declared fire out at 11:06am while the cause of fire is still under investigation.

*Source: Public Information Office