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BFP raises general alarm over Mandaluyong fire

/ 11:34 PM June 01, 2020
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A general alarm was raised over a fire that spread on Monday, June, 1, 2020, in Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong. (Photo from the Facebook page of Fire Alert Metro Manila)

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fire Protection raised a general alarm over a fire that was spreading through a residential area in Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong City on Monday.

Officers from Mandaluyong’s BFP office at Maysilo Circle told INQUIRER.net that the declaration came at  8:50 p.m., as the blaze continued to run through residential areas in the said the Block 37 area of the barangay.

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In a general alarm,  the highest under the BFP classification, all available firetrucks in Metro Manila are asked to respond to the fire.

Earlier, BFP said that the fire started around Monday afternoon, and a second alarm by 5:39 p.m. A few minutes after, at 5:50 p.m., it was raised to the fifth alarm.

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People on social media posted photos of the fire, which also damaged several electrical posts.  A post from Fire Alert Metro Manila showed that fire raging near electric wirings from an old post.

10-70GENERAL ALARM Block 37 Brgy Addition HillsMandaluyong cityInvolved: Residential Light MaterialsSafety first…

Posted by Fire Alert Metro Manila on Monday, June 1, 2020

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