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Mayor Malabor to investigate dumpsite fire

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Isabela, Negros Occidental Mayor Joselito Malabor clarified his government had nothing to do with the burning of garbage at a dumpsite in Barangay Guintubdan.

The Watchmen Daily Journal reported that Malabor instructed the Bureau of Fire Protection to extinguish the fire after receiving a report about the issue.

The dumpsite fire affected a nearby sugarcane field, according to him.

Malabor said he will investigate the matter.

Charges will also be filed against those responsible for violations to the Philippines Clean Air Act of 1999.