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Tacloban City: Fire breaks out at Robinsons Place mall


Tacloban City: Fire breaks out at Robinsons Place mall
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A fire has broken out at Robinsons Place Mall in Tacloban city on Wednesday, according to media reports. A Facebook live stream by a local radio station shows fire trucks present at the spot and trying to take control of the fire. The cause of this fire is not yet known.

There were no immediate reports of casualties from the incident.

According to Robinsons Malls, its Tacloban City mall serves over two million Filipinos in the eastern Visayas.

Update: The fire at Robinsons Place Mall in Tacloban City is now on fourth alarm and personnel of fire stations from neighboring municipalities have also arrived at the scene, Manila Bulletin News is reporting. Mayor Alfred Romualdez has said the fire continues to spread to the main building.

Further details from Tacloban city are awaited.


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