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Fire guts a row of shops in Manila

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Over a million peso worth of property went up in smoke when a fire gutted several commercial establishments in Manila early Thursday, a city fire investigator said.

Posted: March 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire hits building in Quiapo as Black Nazarene procession reaches climax


A fire hit a building along Ramon Hidalgo Street near the Quiapo Church in Manila Wednesday evening, alarming Black Nazarene devotees at Plaza Miranda.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tutuban Mall blaze tests firefighters’ mettle

A fire of still undetermined origin broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday in the Cluster 1 Building of Tutuban Mall in Divisoria, Manila.

Posted: September 5th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

40 families displaced in Taguig fire


The fire that hit a residential-commercial block in a village in Taguig City shortly before noon Tuesday has been placed under control, a city fire official said.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Makati fire kills septuagenarian couple, 2 others; 70 homes razed


Four persons, including a septuagenarian couple, were killed when a two-hour inferno swept through a row of houses in Barangay Singkamas, Makati City, on Wednesday morning.

Posted: May 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Binondo fire placed under control


The fire that gutted a shopping mall in Binondo, Manila, Thursday afternoon was placed under control by firemen, a fire official said.

Posted: May 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Tondo folk doubt fire was ‘accidental’


Residents of Isla Puting Bato in Tondo, Manila, are unconvinced that the fire that razed their community on May 11 was an accident.

Posted: May 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Fire hits Oakwood Hotel in Pasig

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MANILA, Philippines-Fire broke out at the Oakwood Hotel in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Tuesday night, radio reports said.

Posted: May 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Robredo: Manila experts to help probe Butuan fire

Interior Secretary Jesse M. Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo said a five-man team from the Bureau of Fire Protection from Manila has been sent to Butuan City Thursday to help in the investigation of the fire that killed 17 workers inside a shopping store in the province Wednesday.

Posted: May 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Furniture shop worker killed, 3 hurt in Taytay fire


Nine workers of a furniture shop in Taytay, Rizal, scrambled to escape the fire raging in their sleeping quarters Wednesday morning, unaware that one of their colleagues was trapped.

Posted: May 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Kitchen fire leaves 4 dead in Taguig


Four people, two of them children, met a tragic end on Sunday after they were trapped inside a burning house in Taguig City.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Alabang fire slows down traffic on SLEX


Fire broke out at a commercial building on the West Service Road in Alabang, Muntinlupa, Friday afternoon, causing heavy traffic on both the northbound and southbound lanes of the South Luzon Expressway.

Posted: April 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire guts Navotas residential block

A three-alarm fire gutted a residential area in Navotas Thursday afternoon but no one was reported injured, a city fire official said.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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