A residential fire was reported in Martinez St., Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City at around 3PM today (November 29, 2019). According to CNN Philippines, the Bureau of Fire Protection or BFP Metro Manila says that as of 4:25PM, about an hour after the fire broke, it has been raised to Task Force ALPHA or the sixth alarm, which means the deployment of more fire trucks.
Netizens posted live photos and videos of the incident on Twitter:
BREAKING: A huge fire gutted a residential area in Barangay Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City this afternoon, leaving black smoke seen across Metro Manila.
The incident was not the first case recorded in the said city since a bombing event in the same barangay, five days ago. pic.twitter.com/ra9uVwqDSI
— Alan Perry Daen (@DaenAlan) November 29, 2019
Stronger now, not yet under control. pic.twitter.com/vnxmC87n1Y
— A Balancing Bipolar (@peachybrets) November 29, 2019
fire in mandaluyong city 😢 hope everyone's okay pic.twitter.com/3Sot8cpLcx
— maricar (@carabanador) November 29, 2019
Another netizen (@tongueincheekss) tweeted a photo taken from Makati City saying that the fire must be huge as it can be seen from Makati Avenue.
Parang ang laki ng sunog sa Mandaluyong☹️ View from Makati Ave. pic.twitter.com/DnPKkRFC6A
— TongueInCheek😋😜🤪 (@tongueincheekss) November 29, 2019
Senator and Philippine Red Cross CEO and Chairman, Richard J. Gordon (Dick Gordon), also went to Twitter and says that the “PRC fire and medic teams are currently responding to a fire incident at Brgy. Addition Hills in Mandaluyong,” and shared photos.
FIRE ALERT. PRC fire and medic teams are currently responding to a fire incident at Brgy. Addition Hills in Mandaluyong which started at around 3:26PM involving a residential area. Fire status was raised to Task Force Alpha. Keep safe everyone! pic.twitter.com/pMbcNgBIqE
— Richard J. Gordon (@DickGordonDG) November 29, 2019
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