MRT-3 train catches fire in Makati

Published October 9, 2021, 10:27 PM

by Alexandria Dennise San Juan

One of the train cars of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) caught fire near Guadalupe Station in Makati City on Saturday night, Oct. 8.

One of the cars of MRT-3 Southbound caught fire at Guadalupe station on Saturday night, October 9, 2021. (Photo from Patrick Garcia)

In its initial statement, the MRT-3 management said the fire was reported around 9:12 p.m. and was declared out at 9:51 p.m.

No casualties and major injuries were reported as of writing, it added.

Meanwhile, the management said it is “currently exhausting all efforts to address the situation, putting into primary consideration the safety of the passengers.”

“Provisional service is currently being implemented from MRT-3 North Avenue station to Shaw Boulevard station,” it added.

The management is expected to release a more detailed statement soon.

 
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