2 men trapped in Sta. Cruz fire

TWO drivers died after being trapped in a fire that hit a residential area Monday night in Sta. Cruz, Manila.

The victims were identified as Jaysa Abedra, 31, and Aly Ja Rabda, 37, both of  No. 1340 CM Recto Ave., Sta. Cruz, Manila.

Fire probers said the fire struck a three-storey apartment on T. Alonzo Street, Sta. Cruz, Manila, at around 7 p.m. Rabda was able to get out of the burning house but he went back to get his passport. The victim was scheduled to leave for Saudi Arabia.