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LOOK: Fire breaks out in Paco, Manila

/ 07:42 AM December 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A fire broke out in a residential area in Paco, Manila early Wednesday morning, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

Images provided by the Manila Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office showed that the blaze lit up the early-morning sky, providing a reddish glow.

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Photos courtesy of Manila Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office.

According to BFP, a 54-year-old woman died while another unidentified woman sustained injuries due to the incident.

Initial reports from the BFP showed the fire broke out along P. Burgos Zamora. Fourth alarm was raised at 5:25 a.m.

First alarm was initially declared at 4:35 a.m., second alarm at 4:38 a.m., and third alarm at 5:06 a.m.

BFP declared the fire under control at 7:28 a.m.

The BFP has yet to provide updates on the damage and casualties from the fire incident. The blaze was extinguished at 8:50 a.m.

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