By Jel Santos
A fire broke out at a mall building which is still under construction in Mandaluyong City on Thursday night.
According to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the establishment involved is the “Megamall building under construction.”
Reports said that the fire reached third alarm at around 8 p.m.
Many fire trucks went to respond at the site, causing heavy traffic on the northbound road in front of the famous mall.
“EDSA Shaw svc. road. Northbound- temporary closed to traffic to prioritize fire trucks and rescue vehicles,”MMDA said.
At 12:15 a.m. Friday, the Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) Mandaluyong declared the fire under control.
Fire investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the blaze.
The mall then immediately released a statement on Twitter.
BFP Mandaluyong then declared fire out at SM Megamall as of 1:30 a.m.