By Nicholas Von Wettberg
A Filipino caregiver who has been fighting for his life since falling into a coma after trying to save the Naperville, Chicago couple he was caring for died Sunday, Feb. 15, at a Rainbow Hospice facility, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
Glendora resident Marc Pijuan was awakened by a loud pounding on his front door early yesterday morning (Friday in Manila). It was a team of police officers warning him that a brushfire in the Angeles National Forest was getting dangerously close to his neighborhood.
A limousine in which a Filipina bride and four friends died when it erupted in flames was carrying more passengers than its normal limit, an official and reports said Monday.
A bride and four friends died desperately trying to scamble out of a rented limousine which burst into flames en route to a party in California celebrating her wedding, a coroner said Monday.
A woman and four members of her bridal shower burned to death in a horrific accident, when their rented limousine caught fire en route to a party in California celebrating her wedding, US media reported Sunday.
Three Americans and a South Korean man were among six people who died on Friday when a fire razed a small hotel near a former US naval base in the Philippines, police said.
By Fat Reyes
The Philippine embassy in Washington on Friday said that federal authorities were expected to interview three Filipino oil rig workers who sustained burn injuries in the November 16 oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal agency told a Texas-based oil production company Wednesday it needs to improve safety at its offshore operations, days after a deadly explosion and fire on one of its platforms in the Gulf of Mexico that left a Filipino oil worker dead and 11 others injured.
A Filipino worker remained missing after the explosion and fire on an oil platform he and 21 others were working on in the Gulf of Mexico last Friday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. One Filipino was killed in the incident.
Three of four Filipino worker seriously burned in an oil platform fire off Louisiana’s coast remained in “guarded condition,” the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. said.
By Dennis Atienza Maliwanag
The body recovered in the waters near an oil platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico belonged to one of two missing Filipino workers, the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., confirmed Sunday.
Authorities said that divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire on Friday have recovered a body near the site.