999 Mall fire causes P500,000 worth of damage

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The fire started at the third floor of the mall, a fire official said. (File photo)

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Fire broke at the 999 Mall in Divisoria, Manila on Friday morning (July 3).

A fire alert was received by the San Nicolas Fire Station in Tondo at around 11:15 a.m.

The Bureau of Fire in Manila said that the fire started at a motorcycle spare parts shop located at the third floor.

According to the initial report, the fire was due to a faulty electrical outlet in the shop.

The fire has reached third alarm, which means over 10 fire trucks were deployed. Fire out was declared at 1:50 p.m.

No one was hurt, but authorities estimated the cost of damage at P500,000.