Rappler's latest stories on UP Shopping Center fire
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says safety measures were in place for the UP Shopping Center, also pointing out that it had just been renovated in 2017
'When I peeked, there was a man walking with fire extinguisher. So I entertained a customer and photocopied first. Then the lights went out,' says a stall worker
Rappler takes a look inside the University of the Philippines Shopping Center following the blaze on Thursday, March 8
The UP Shopping Center housed businesses that sold food and various merchandise or offered printing and photocopying services
'Ang bigat sa pakiramdam,' says one netizen, echoing the sentiment of people in and out of the UP community
(4th UPDATE) UP Vice President for Public Affairs Jose Dalisay Jr says the fire that hit a canteen spread throughout the shopping center's main building. The Bureau of Fire Protection declares fire out over an hour later.