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Huge fire breaks out in residential area in Sta. Cruz, Manila

Fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon in a residential area in Sta. Cruz, Manila.

Authorities have already raised the fifth alarm as of 1:35 p.m., the Manila Public Information Office (MPIO) said.

In an update report of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire was said to have been put under control at 2:54 p.m. and declared out at 3:23 p.m.

At least 24 fire trucks and 2 ambulances responded to the incident, the BFP added.

No further details were given as of posting time. —Mel Matthew Doctor/KG/RSJ, GMA News