Fire incidents come along with loss of properties, most of which have sentimental values. What someone has labored for years can be burned to ashes in an instant. More than material things, it also brings a lot of grief especially if lives were taken away.
In line with March being both the Fire and Burn Prevention Month as decreed in Proclamation No. 115-A, s. 1966 and Proclamation No. 360, s. 1989 respectively, here are stories of people who had loss because of fire and even got literally burned.
May this is raise awareness, promote safety and prevention from the damage that fire accidents bring.
But then, what if these precautions weren’t enough to stop the inevitable from happening? What if tragedy has already taken a step forward without you even noticing it?
In case you went through such catastrophe, may these stories also bring you encouragement. Beyond the loss and the tragedy, there is life that can still be lived in its fullest.
Rhen Galang’s experience as an Ozone Disco Fire survivor in 1996 will tell us what it was like to be there.
Franklin Peralta is also a fire incident survivor in 2013 in Binondo, Manila. Trapped in a life and death situation, how was he able to survive?
Rex Dioquino and his family, experienced a fire catastrophe. It was New Year’s Eve of 1995 and everything that was supposed to be joyful turned to scare and gloom when fire struck their community. Though it was a very unwanted incident, it became a life changing moment for Rex and his household.
Watch out for the series of videos that we will share from people who went through the fire. Here’s a glimpse of it.