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Fires hit Manila’s Port Area, Malabon

/ 01:02 PM April 21, 2014

MANILA, Philippines–A fire is currently engulfing a residential and commercial area in Port Area, Manila Monday noon.

Media reports said that as of ‎12 p.m., authorities have placed the fire under third alarm.

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This is the second fire that hit Metro Manila on‎ Monday.

Earlier, a fire that lasted for five hours hit Barangay (village) Tonsuya in Malabon, gutting 200 homes and leaving five residents wounded.

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The blaze started at 12 a.m. and was put out at 5 a.m. after it had reached Task Force Charlie.

A radio report said a certain Elizabeth Villegas, who was said to be a Person With Disability (PWD), had gone missing after the incident.

Authorities are still searching for Villegas as of posting time.

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