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13 hurt in 8-hour fire that hit Mandaluyong City

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 12:23 PM November 30, 2019
LOOK: An estimate of 2,000 families were affected by the Mandaluyong fire

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MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen people were hurt after an eight-hour fire gutted houses in Mandaluyong City on Friday evening, city fire department said Saturday.

In a text message to INQUIRER.net, Mandaluyong City Fire Marshal Supt. Christine Cula, said there was no fatality recorded in the incident but 13 people sustained minor injuries.

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Over 2,000 houses were affected in the fire that destroyed houses along Martinez Street. in Barangay Addition Hills.

The fire started at 3:15 p.m. and was raised to Task Force Alpha after more than one hour. Firemen were able to contain the fire only after almost seven hours.

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The blaze was completely put out at 11:44 p.m.

Fire authorities are still investigating the cause of the eight-hour fire.

Edited by JPV
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