Firefighters take almost six hours to put out Mandaue fire

By: Gerard Vincent Francisco April 10,2019 - 08:00 AM

Firefighters battle to put out a fire in a garments factory in Mandaue City on Tuesday night. CDN Digital photo | Tonee Despojo

Mandaue City, Cebu — It took firefighters almost six hours to put out a fire that broke out in a garments factory in Lopez Jaena Street, Mandaue City on Tuesday night, April 9, 2019.

The fire bureau declared fire out at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday,  April 10, 2019.

The Mandaue City Fire Station received the fire alarm at 9:29 p.m. of Tuesday. It was raised to  second alarm at 9:39 p.m.

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The fire was declared confined at 9:53 p.m, meaning the fire wouldn’t be able to affect the neighboring structures.

The investigator on duty, Senior Fire Officer 1 Edson Dapal said that the estimated coast of the damage due to the fire is at P1.3 million pesos.

Luckily, nobody was hurt in the fire. 

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As of 7:25a.m. Wednesday, fire investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire. /bmjo

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