1 dead, 1 injured in Baseco fire

Published October 14, 2021, 10:16 AM

by Jaleen Ramos

A man died while another was injured in a fire that hit Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila on Wednesday night, Oct. 13.

According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire started at 6:44 p.m.

It reached the second alarm at 6:59 p.m.

The fire was declared under control at 8:10 p.m. and was put out at 9:31 p.m.

The BFP said the fire started on the ground floor of a two-storey building.

At least 150 families were affected by the fire, it added.

Authorities said damage caused by the fire was pegged at P700,000.

Investigation is ongoing.

 
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