3 hurt in Mandaluyong blaze

Emmanuel Tupas, Nillicent Bautista - The Philippine Star
3 hurt in Mandaluyong blaze
Firefighters respond to a fire that broke out at a residential area in Barangay San Jose, Mandaluyong yesterday afternoon. Image posted on social media by the Iverson Fire Rescue Volunteer/Fire and Rescue Alert Responders.
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MANILA, Philippines — Three people were injured in a fire that razed a residential building in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday.

The victims, all men aged 20 to 35, were treated for burns, lacerations and difficulty in breaking by first-aid responders. No one was reported killed in the fire.

The fire in a three-story building in Barangay Hulo started at around 1:02 p.m. and reached first alarm, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)’s National Capital Region field unit said in a report.

Arson probers have yet to determine the cause of the fire, which was doused by firefighters at around 2:09 p.m.

Barangay officials went to the area and provided relief assistance to the affected families.

Grass fire

In Pasay, a grass fire erupted along Macapagal Boulevard before dawn yesterday.

The BFP said the fire started at around 3:20 a.m. and was put out at 3:47 a.m.

Five BFP trucks responded to the scene to extinguish the fire.

No one was reported injured in the incident.

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