Firebreaks out in residential area of Manila, Philippines


Footage shows residents fleeing after a fire spread through homes in Mandaluyong City in Manila, the Philippines today (Feb 4).

The blaze started in a residentIAL area around 4 pm local time and lasted for an hour. There were no reported injuries in the fire but several homes were destroyed. Locals rushed to put out the fire with buckets of water before the emergency services arrived.

Onlooker John Cruz said: ‘We do not know if it was intended because the fire started in an empty house. Still no report from the authorities.’