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Fire hits mall in Tacloban City

/ 07:50 PM October 23, 2019
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A fire broke out in a mall in Tacloban City on Wednesday afternoon. The Tacloban City Fire Station said second alarm has been raised. PHOTO FROM: Vivencio Moreno

MANILA, Philippines — A fire broke out inside a mall in Tacloban City on Wednesday afternoon, the city fire station reported.

Fire Officer 2 Bianca Caones said that firefighters are still putting out a fire that hit Robinsons Place Tacloban City where second alarm was raised.

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Caones said the fire was reported at 5:46 p.m. prompting the Tacloban City Fire Station to deploy four firetrucks, two ambulances, one rescue truck, and one pumper.

Firetrucks from five other fire stations were also deployed.

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The fire is still ongoing as of posting time.

Caones said an investigation will be launched once the fire is put out to identify its cause. /je

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