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Fires hit parts of PGH, commercial area in Paco, Manila


A fire hit parts of the Philippine General Hospital late Saturday night, according to Olan Bola's report on Super Radyo dzBB.

Citing information from the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, the report said the fire gutted the storage room of the government hospital's pharmacy.

To ensure their safety, patients in the emergency room had to be evacuated.

A blaze also occurred at the PGH on March 13, which originated in the audio-visual room of the Department of Medicine and spread to the back of Ward 1, as well as Wards 2, 3, and 4.

There were no casualties. 

Meanwhile, a fire razed a commercial area along Pedro Gil Street in Paco, Manila, dzBB's Sam Nielsen said in a separate report.

The fire, which also affected the Paco Catholic School, was declared under control at 10:28 p.m., the report said. — VBL, GMA Integrated News

Tags: PGH, fire, Paco Manila
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