Fire eats up SMC warehouse; road connector damaged

A huge fire engulfed a warehouse of San Miguel Corp. in Pandacan, Manila Saturday around 10:38 a.m., while a portion of the SLEX-NLEX connector nearby collapsed.  The damage was placed at P15 million.

The warehouse on Tomas Claudio Street was filled with plastic pallets,  probers said.

SMC warehouse fire
SMC warehouse in Pandacan, Manila was razed by fire, damaging P15 million worth of assets. Norman Cruz
The fire reached Task Force Bravo at 11:05 a.m., prompting even more firetrucks to respond.

The Philippine National Railways also sent firetrucks to help put out the fire.  PNR  said its rail tracks were not affected by the fire, which was finally placed under control at 1:53 p.m.

Topics: warehouse fire , San Miguel Corp. Pandacan , Manila , SLEX-NLEX connector
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