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Firefighter hurt in blaze at warehouse of plastic factory in QC

/ 07:37 PM March 13, 2023

Firefighter hurt in blaze at a warehouse of a plastic factory in Quezon City

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MANILA Philippines — A firefighter was injured in the blaze that hit the warehouse of a plastic factory in Quezon City on Monday.

In a report, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said that Fire Officer 1 Jaymark Mapuyan sustained first- and second-degree burns. He got injured while trying to put out the fire.

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Authorities also said that the fire damaged P70 million worth of property as it ravaged a one-story warehouse at 20 P. Dela Cruz St. Sitio Gitna, Barnagay Nagkaisang Nayon. It likewise damaged two adjacent structures.

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According to the BFP, the fire started at the ceiling of the warehouse at 12:05 a.m. and reached the first alarm at 12:10 a.m. Ten minutes later, the blaze was on the second alarm and escalated to the third alarm by 12:31 a.m. At 12:57 a.m., it reached the fourth alarm and was under control six hours later or at 6:41 a.m.

Firefighters finally extinguished the fire 12 hours after it broke out or at 12:10 p.m.

Investigators were still finding out the cause of the blaze as of this writing. — Vance Chan, trainee

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