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Fire hits residential area along C-5 Road in Taguig

By: - Reporter / @JLeonenINQ
/ 08:39 PM January 17, 2018

Photo courtesy of Stephanie Feliciano

Published: 6:23 p.m., Jan. 17, 2018 | Updated: 8:39 p.m., Jan. 17, 2018.

About 150 families were left homeless after a fire broke out in a residential area along C5 Road in Taguig City on Wednesday evening.

In a spot report, the Southern Police District (SPD) said two people were injured as the fire razed homes near Sitio Maliwanag and the AFP-RSBS Industrial Park in Western Bicutan, Taguig City.

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The fire was declared out at 7:36 p.m. after reaching the fifth alarm at 6:16 p.m., according to emergency dispatch service TXTFIRE.

TXTFIRE first reported that smoke was visible at 5:43 p.m., which was shortly followed by the first alarm and then the fourth alarm at 5:53 p.m.

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Firefighters amd traffic enforcers were deployed in the area, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.

As of posting, arson investigators had been dispatched to the scene.

According to Twitter user Stephanie Feliciano (@steliciano), the smoke was also visible from the Skyway.

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