At least one person died when fire broke out in a residential area in San Andres Bukid in Manila on Tuesday morning.
The fatality is a 12-year-old boy who was trapped in the second floor of a burning home on Diamante Street, Road 4, according to a report by Isa Avendaño-Umali on Dobol B sa News TV.
The first alarm was raised past 9 a.m.
The fire was put out at 10:30 a.m., according to Umali's report on GMA News TV's Balitanghali.
A relative said all the members were outside the house at the time the fire broke out, since a government representative arrived to conduct a census.
They tried to save the boy but the fire grew bigger.
No other houses were affected by the fire.
Investigators are still probing the possible cause of the fire. —KG, GMA News