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Fire hits part of SM City Cebu

By: - Reporter / @nestleCDN
/ 03:19 PM May 15, 2020

Firefighters try to put out the fire at SM City Cebu’s four floor. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CEBU CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT)

CEBU CITY –– A fire hit a portion of SM City Cebu in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City past 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15.

The Cebu City Fire Department (CCFD) received the alarm at 1:20 p.m. that a fire broke out from the fourth floor of the mall’s North Wing.

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It was put under control 17 minutes later. The origin of the fire was still being determined, said a CCFD officer in a phone interview.

The fire department had raised it to the third alarm, which meant fire trucks from the neighboring towns and cities were tapped to respond to the area.

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Since Cebu City was still under enhanced community quarantine due to the rising cases of the coronavirus disease, only the mall’s grocery, pharmacy, and appliance center were open to customers.

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