2 Americans arrive to conduct third-party probe of Davao mall fire
DAVAO CITY — Two Americans hired by the management of NCCC Mall have arrived here for the conduct of an independent investigation into the Dec. 23 fire that killed 38 people.
Senior Supt. Jerry Candido, the spokesman of the Inter-agency Anti-Arson Task Force (IAATF), said the two American investigators from Washington, DC, had paid him a courtesy call and informed him of their interest to coordinate with local fire authorities during their probe.
“They are hired by the NCCC as third-party investigators, so we assigned someone to assist them,” Candido told reporters here on Tuesday.
He said the NCCC management had wanted a third-party probe of the incident.
Candido said …
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