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Fire hits high-rise building in Makati


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WATERED DOWN Fire hits the top floor of the Vernida IV commercial building in Makati City on April 6, 2021. No fatality or injury was reported and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. PHOTO BY J. GERARD SEGUIA

FIRE broke out from the top floor of a high-rise building in Makati City on Tuesday, authorities said.

The Bureau of Fire Protection-National Capital Region (BFP-NCR) said the blaze occurred on the 15th floor inside the Verdina IV, a commercial building, along LP Leviste Street at Salcedo Village.

The BFP-NCR initially reported that the fire broke out from the 15th floor of the “LPA building”.

The hour-long fire reached the first alarm at 2:52 p.m., second alarm at 3 p.m., placed under control at 3:30 p.m. and put out at 3:48 p.m. The fire did not spread to other floors, the BFP said.

No fatality or injury was reported. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.



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