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Philippines: 4 Killed, 5 Hurt in Manila Fire (Video)

Sun 20 Feb 2022 | 01:21 PM
Omnia Ahmed

At least four residents died and five people were injured after a fire broke out at a residential area in the Philippines' capital, Manila on Sunday morning.

One of the victims is a 21-year-old woman reportedly pregnant, according to a report by Divine Reyes on Super Radyo dzBB.

The blaze was first reported at 9:45 a.m. at a house on M. Natividad Street corner Mayhaligue Street in Barangay 316.

The forces were able to extinguish the fire at 10:26 a.m. Meantime, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is still investigating the cause of the incident.

In a separate accident, three personnel of the Philippine Air Force died after their car hit concrete barriers along the southbound lane of EDSA Santolan in Cubao, Quezon City then caught fire early Friday morning.

In a statement, the Air Force revealed that one personnel was able to escape the burning Honda City and was brought to the hospital.

"This accident is under investigation and no details yet as to the circumstances which led to this event," Lt. Col. Maynard Mariano, chief of the Air Force Public Affairs Office, said.