Wednesday, January 11, 2012

News Update Fire near Baclaran LRT reaches Task Force Alpha

A fire that started at around 8 p.m. Tuesday in a residential area in Bagong Lipunan near the Baclaran LRT station has reached Task Force Alpha and continues to rage as of this posting, said Fire Officer 1 Deniega of the Pasay City Central Fire Station. Deniega told GMA News Online over the phone that they deployed firefighters and engines to the site at around 8:20 p.m. They are still trying to contain the fire as of this posting. The Metro Manila Development Authority tweeted that as of 8:33 p.m, the fire had reached alarm level four. The origin and cause of the fire will be determined by investigation after it is extinguished, Deniega said. — Amanda Lago/VS