Cebu News Digest: Feb. 19, 2015: Widespread blackout hits Metro Cebu; SWU graduate tops medicine board

BLACKOUT. Huge parts of Cebu lost power early this morning. (Creative Commons photo on Flickr by Alesa Dam)

POWER went out in several areas in Cebu early this morning and have just started coming back as of this posting. A graduate of the Southwestern University (SWU) topped this year’s Physician Licensure Examinations. Meanwhile, a fire, which was raised to 3rd alarm, destroyed 50 homes yesterday in Barangay Poblacion Pardo, Cebu City. Japanese experts,…