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Fire ravages residential area in Philippines, 50 homes destroyed

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Filipinos get up to a roof with water buckets during a fire at a residential area in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, Nov. 13. At least 50 houses were gutted and a still undetermined number of residents were affected by the blaze in an urban poor district, authorities said. Fire investigators are still determining the cause of the incident.

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A Filipino child cries as his family recovers belongings from a fire at a residential area in Quezon City, Nov. 13.