fires in Metro Manila - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fires in Metro Manila


1 dead, nearly 800 families homeless in Navotas fire

Oct 18, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Mayor Toby Tiangco says the city government is accepting donations for the victims

GUTTED. Firefighters take cover as explosions happen when the fire in Market 3, Navotas, reached 5th alarm at dawn on October 18, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

9 dead after fire razes house in Pasay City

Feb 07, 2019 - 8:42 AM

An entire family of 5 who occupied the first floor of the two-story house perished in the fire, say authorities

CHARRED. Crime scene investigators and funeral parlor personnel recover the charred bodies from a house along Almazor street. All photos by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Fire hits building under construction at SM Megamall

Jun 28, 2018 - 8:30 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Fire out' is declared at 1:30 am on Friday, June 29, around 6 hours after the blaze began

Photo by Pocholo Felix

Haze in parts of the Philippines: 9 ways to stay healthy

Oct 27, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Children the elderly and people with chronic respiratory problems are those particularly at risk of health problems due to exposure to haze

Two fires break out in Makati City

Jul 11, 2013 - 11:26 AM

UPDATE Two fires broke out in Makati City Thursday morning July 11

Fire near Manila Film Center

Feb 19, 2013 - 7:49 PM

MMDA says the fire is near Hotel Sofitel in Pasay City

Holiday fire incidents down from 2011

Jan 07, 2013 - 5:30 PM

The Bureau of Fire Protection cites its fire prevention drive for the drop of fire incidents during the 2012 holidays compared to 2011

CHRISTMAS EVE FLAMES. A fire that engulfed a commercial building in Divisoria. File photo from Txtfire Philippines' Facebook page.