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Fire hits Mandaluyong residential area

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 03:22 PM October 20, 2018

Photo courtesy of Sen. Richard Gordon Twitter account.

A fire of still unknown origin struck a residential area in Mandaluyong City late Saturday afternoon, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.

Fire Officer 1 Jeffrey Malinis of BFP District IV told INQUIRER.net that the fire spread through a residential area in Barangay Mauway.

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Firetrucks started to arrive at the scene at about 2:22 p.m. After about 13 minutes, the blaze reached the 3rd alarm, the BFP said.

Houses in the affected area are mostly made of light materials, the BFP said.

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Firefighters are still trying to extinguish the fire as of posting.  /muf

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