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9 hurt in Pasay City slum area fire, 60 families left homeless

/ 02:33 PM May 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Nine persons were hurt in a fire that struck a slum area along M. Dela Cruz Street in Barangay 130 in Pasay City on Sunday.

Thick smoke covers a slum area in M. Dela Cruz Street in Barangay 130, Pasay City, that was hit by a fire on Sunday, May 17, 2020. (Photo from Bureau of Fire Protection)

A total of 60 families were affected by the fire that also destroyed at least 25 houses and left an estimated P450,000 worth in damaged properties, according to a report from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

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The fire reached the first to second alarms at 12:47 p.m. and reached the third alarm at 12:57 p.m.

The blaze was declared under control at 2:10 p.m.

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Fire officers are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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On going fire operation – 3rd Alarm Fire Incident at Brgy 130, Pasay City

Posted by Bfp-ncr Pasaycity Pis on Saturday, May 16, 2020

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