outbrain
Close  

Construction site in Makati hit by fire

/ 02:36 PM March 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Fire struck a construction site near Ayala Avenue in Makati City on Monday afternoon, authorities and netizens said.

According to videos from Facebook users, smoke emerged from the construction site, which sits a few blocks from the country’s prime business district.

ADVERTISEMENT

Several photos and videos from netizens including motoring journalist James Deakin showed big smokes coming out of the building, which was allegedly the site of the old Intercontinental Manila Hotel.

FEATURED STORIES

Volunteers from TXTFire Philippines however said that the fire is currently under control.

This is a developing story, please refresh for updates.juli

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Ayala Avenue, Bureau of Fire Protection, Edsa, Fire, fire under control, Intercon, Intercontinental Manila Hotel, Makati, Makati City, old Intercon building, Philippine news updates
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.