MANILA, Philippines – A shopping mall in Barangay Alabang, Muntinlupa City, caught fire early Saturday morning, January 8.
The fire in Starmall Alabang reached the first alarm at around 3:40 am on Saturday, according to the Muntinlupa City Department of Disaster Resilience and Management.
It reached the fifth alarm at around 7 am. The fire was declared under control over 12 hours later, at 7:06 pm, according to Fire Superintendent Roberto Samillano Jr.
Fire out was declared at 12:21 pm the next day, Sunday, January 9, announced the Bureau of Fire Protection-National Capital Region on its Facebook page.
Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the fire.