Dryden Hotel Fire Kills 6 in Olongapo

Dryden Fire Video (by Fred L. Pacuan)

Olongapo City – Three Americans, a Korean and two Filipino women died in a blaze that hit Dryden Hotel in Bgy. Barretto, this city, at dawn on Friday.

Police Sr. Insp. Gil Domingo, Barretto police station commander, identified the fatalities as Patrick Burth, Joshue Daluso and James Brigatti, all U.S. citizens, Kyung Ook Kim, a Korean, and Rebecca “Jesicca” Perez, a Filipino national.

The other Filipino has yet to be identified. Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire.

Bgy. Barretto is a bustling entertainment district where most expats in Olongapo City live or go for rest & recreation. (photo by Alex Galang) -30-

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