Part of Skyway Stage 3 collapses amid fire in Pandacan warehouse

A portion of the Skyway Stage 3 in Pandacan, Manila collapsed under the heat of a massive fire that struck at a nearby warehouse, Saturday. 

A still undetermined length of the overhead roadway gave way as the blaze raged at a plastics warehouse on Tomas Claudio Street, Pandacan, Manila. 

The affected portion is on a part of the Skyway still under construction. 

"It's a portion of Skyway Stage 3 parapet that was damaged. Stage 3 is still under construction and therefore, not operational. We are still assessing the extent of damage," said Skyway Corporate Communications head Marlene Ochoa in a statement.

The fire broke out at 10:36 a.m., with Task Force Bravo, the fifth highest fire alarm, raised at 11:05 a.m. 

As of this posting, firefighters are still putting out the blaze. 

- Report from Bianca Dava, ABS-CBN News


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Portion of Skyway collapses in huge fire in Pandacan, Manila

A section of the Skyway Stage 3 Elevated Expressway caved in due to a massive fire that struck a warehouse in Pandacan, Manila.

The blaze, which has reached Task Force Bravo, is razing the warehouse of the San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation, which manufactures packaging products like glass and plastic.

The elevated highway, which is still under construction, collapsed because of the fire, the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said.

The Skyway Stage 3 project, which stretches 18.68 kilometers, was meant to shorten travel time between northern and southern portions of National Capital Region.

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Fire hits warehouse in Manila; nearby Skyway 3 section collapses

Fire broke out at a warehouse in Pandacan, Manila on Saturday morning, reaching Task Force Bravo past 11 a.m., according to the Manila Public Information Office.

In an update posted on the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MRRMO)-Manila PIO Twitter, a section of the nearby Skyway 3 being constructed has collapsed.

Bahagi ng ginagawang Skyway, bumagsak dahil sa sunog sa isang warehouse sa Pandacan, Maynila. |via Mao Dela Cruz

Photo credit: MDRRMO, Manila PIO

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Fire breaks out in Pandacan

LOOK: Part of the skyway being constructed collapsed due to the warehouse fire in Pandacan, Manila on Saturday. (MB Photos by Jansen Romero) READ:

A fire was reported in Pandacan area on Saturday.

February 1, 2020, 11:42 AM By MB Online A fire broke out at a plastic plant factory in Pandacan, Manila on Saturday morning. San Miguel Corporation on Tomas Claudio Street Pandacan, Manila (Photo Courtesy from Kester Ching / MANILA BULLETIN) The Manila Public Information office said that the fire currently engulfing a plastic plant under San Miguel Corporation on Tomas Claudio Street has already reached Task Force Bravo around 11:07 a.m. The Bureau of Fire Protection said that the blaze started before 10:38 a.m. This is a developing story. Related Posts Read more: Manila Bulletin News


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