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Fire hits Alabang mall

Fire hits Alabang mall

A fire hit a shopping mall in Alabang, Muntinlupa on Jan. 8.

According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Muntinlupa, the fire hit Starmall Alabang, a five-level mall, past 3 a.m. and the first alarm was raised at 3:40 a.m. The second alarm was raised at 4:03 a.m. and the third at 4:49 a.m.

Fire at Starmall Alabang (Screenshots from videos of Muntinlupa Firefighters and James Matthew Manalo)

There were no reported injuries and casualties, BFP-Muntinlupa said. About 27 fire trucks responded to the incident.

“Starmall Alabang is a modern 5-level building situated in Alabang-Muntinlupa junction. Starmall Alabang is a haven of bargain finds with chic novelty items at super low prices. It also plays host to one of the biggest and most important transportation terminals in the south,” according to the mall’s Facebook page.

As of the writing, firemen are still battling the fire in the mall. BFP-Muntinlupa is investigating the origin and cause of the fire.