BANNA, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 10–Police and firemen theorized arson behind the fire that gutted the kitchen roof of the Yadao family in Brgy. Valenciano, this town on Sunday dawn.

Prior to the blaze, a familiar voice was heard by the house occupants.

Then a hard object landed on the roof. Minutes later, flame broke out. Responding firemen quickly contained the blaze. Cops tagged a certain Joseph as suspect in the incident.(tsg/da)