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Lim orders thorough probe into Sampaloc Public Mart fire By Pat C. Santos 04/02/2012

Monday, April 2, 2012

Lim orders thorough probe into Sampaloc Public Mart fire

By Pat C. Santos 04/02/2012

Just after the disclosure of sale of the controversial Basa-Guidote lot in Sampaloc to the city of Manila, a fire of mysterious origin razed the now Sampaloc Public Market at dawn yesterday.

According to the Manila Fire Bureau, the fire started at a stall selling slippers at 1:50 a.m. It was declared under control at 2:38 a.m. and “fire out” at 3:34 a.m.

No one was reported injured in the fire which reached third alarm.

Fire authorities were still conducting investigation to determine the cause of the fire. Meanwhile, Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim yesterday ordered a thorough investigation into the fire..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120402met3.html

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