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Fire at roof deck of Makati commercial building now out — BFP

/ 05:47 PM April 06, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A fire that engulfed the upper floors of a commercial building in Makati has been put out, the city’s Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) office said on Tuesday afternoon.

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According to BFP Makati, the fire hit the roof deck of the Vernida IV building located on L.P. Leviste Street of Makati’s Salcedo Village.

It was declared fire out by 3:48 p.m., firefighters said.

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As of writing, no cause of the fire has been pinpointed, although arson investigators are already on the ground to check the incident.  Before being declared fire out, a second alarm was raised by local firefighters.

Footage taken by people within the vicinity of Makati’s business district — which had gone viral over social media — showed the building’s top two floors burning as firefighters try to douse the flames by accessing the adjacent buildings.

WATCH: A fire broke out on a roof deck of a building in Salcedo Village, Makati City on Tuesday afternoon, Apr. 6. | Ves Garcia/INQUIRER.net📹: Andrew Fornier

Posted by INQUIRER.net on Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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