Fire hits container van aboard vessel in Tondo, Manila
MANILA, Philippines – A container van on board a shipping vessel in Tondo, Manila caught fire and is on 4th alarm as of 1:16 pm, Saturday, September 12.
The incident affected a portion of MV Cape Moreton docked at the Manila North Harbor starting at 9:12 am.
According to Oliver Sison of the Manila Fire District, the fire reached 3rd alarm at 9:52 am and 4th alarm at 11:24 am.
Philippine Coast Guard Commander Armand Balilo meanwhile said that there are currently 6 firetrucks and 3 tugboats responding to the fire as of 2:14 pm.
No casualties were reported, while the cause of the fire is still being determined.
MV Cape Moreton is owned by Cape Moreton Shipping Company. – Rappler.com