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Historic Gustilo Mansion in Negros Occidental destroyed by fire

Firefighters was rushed in the morning battling a blaze in famous Gustilo Ancestral Mansion in Cadiz, Negros Occidental. Several photos of the blazing ancestral mansion had surfaced online on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. 

The 1936 house owned by Dr. Vicente F. Gustilo, the father of Congressman Armando C. Gustilo was listed as one of the historical place of Negros Occidental.

Cadiz City is a 2nd class city and a major sugarcane-producing area in the province of Negros Occidental. It is also a gateway and a premier center of agro-fishery resources. It is known as the City of Whales and the Dried Fish Capital.

In 1861, historical record states that the Spaniards came and named the city to one of Spain’s northern seaport that reminds them about the place back in their country.

On July 1967, Cadiz was inaugurated as a city by virtue of Republic Act No. 4894 authored by the late Congressman Armando Gustilo and passed by Congress on June 17, 1967.

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