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Gaisano Mall catches fire after magnitude 6.3 quake

/ 10:01 PM October 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Gaisano Mall in General Santos City caught fire on Wednesday night following the magnitude 6.3 quake that hit North Cotabato.

The fire started around 8 p.m., with the blaze starting at the kitchenware section of the mall, reported DZMM.

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One of the mall’s personnel said that everyone inside the mall was able to evacuate, as firefighters still attempt to put out the fire as of this posting.

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Intensity IV was recorded in General Santos City during the quake.

Phivolcs said the quake was reported at 7:37 p.m., with the epicenter located 23 kilometers southwest of Makilala town in North Cotabato.

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