Some 80 stalls of shops selling second-hand appliances in Port Area were gutted by fire on Monday morning. Senior Fire Officer 3 Emmanuel Gaspar said the fire reach the third alarm. The fire broke out at around 11:30 a.m. and was declared under control at 12:19 p.m. Gaspar said some P300,000 worth of properties were damaged. The cause of the fire is still being determined. Second-hand televisions, refrigerators and other electrical appliances are sold in the area.