Fire hits ammo, arms storage building in Camp Evangelista in CDO | Inquirer News
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Fire hits ammo, arms storage building in Camp Evangelista in CDO

/ 01:49 AM July 12, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — A fire, apparently triggering a series of explosions, hit Camp Evangelista in Barangay Patag in Cagayan de Oro shortly before midnight on Monday, according to a report by DXCC, the local AM radio station of Radio Mindanao Network.

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The fire and explosions took place in a building of the camp used for storing ammunition and small firearms, Maj. Francisco Garello, the spokesperson of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division, said in a live interview with DXCC anchor Rey Maraunay.

The site of the fire is far from houses and camp offices, according to Garello. But city residents were alarmed by the explosions.

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As of 1;37 a.m. on Tuesay, the cause of the fire has not been determined.

Meanwhile, members of the local Bureau of Fire Protection are still trying to put out the fire.

Nobody was reported injured.

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