Massive Fire Hits Canelar & Camino Nuevo; More than 1,500 Houses Were Razed, But No Casualty Was Reported; Damage Estimated at 50 Million Pesos

Photos by AL JACINTO / LAZT Zamboanga Bureau Chief


A man watch helplessly as his house burns in Camino Nuevo.

These men are neighbors helping each other in trying to douse the fire.

This man tries to fight the fire one pail at a time.

Despite their efforts working together, the fire was too much for these men.

This man douses water at his house as fire approaches.