LOOK: Fire hits Pandacan warehouse, damages Skyway Stage 3

(5th UPDATE) Fire hit a warehouse in a plastics plant in Pandacan, Manila, on Saturday, February 1.

The Manila Public Information Office identified the warehouse, located in Tomas Claudio Street, as a plastics plant of the San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation.

The fire started in the warehouse past 10 am, reached the 5th alarm past 11 am, and was minutes later raised to Task Force Bravo.

The huge blaze caused a portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3, which is under construction, to collapse.

GONE. Part of the Skyway Stage 3 being constructed collapsed due to the warehouse fire in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

GONE. Part of the Skyway Stage 3 being constructed collapsed due to the warehouse fire in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020.

Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

FIREFIGHTERS. Firemen try to put out the fire that extended to a portion of the Metro Skyway Stage 3 in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappker

FIREFIGHTERS. Firemen try to put out the fire that extended to a portion of the Metro Skyway Stage 3 in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020.

Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappker

The blaze was declared under control at aroun 1:52 pm.

PANDACAN FIRE. Firemen try to put out a huge fire at a warehouse in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020. Photo from Manila Public Information OfficeTwitter @ManilaPIO

PANDACAN FIRE. Firemen try to put out a huge fire at a warehouse in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020.

Photo from Manila Public Information OfficeTwitter @ManilaPIO

Photo from Manila Public Information OfficeTwitter @ManilaPIO

 

HUGE FIRE. The fire in Pandacan, Manila, can be seen all the way from Rockwell in Makati. Photo by Chay Hofilena/Rappler

HUGE FIRE. The fire in Pandacan, Manila, can be seen all the way from Rockwell in Makati.

Photo by Chay Hofilena/Rappler

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