Published: Thursday 28 June, 2018

PHOTOS Megamall Fire: Blaze at Construction at Building B Reaches 3rd Alarm

A fire of still unknown origin at SM Megamall is still raging. The fire is not at the mall itself but at a construction site near building B. However, heavy smoke has enveloped the area and has already crept inside the mall.

Megamall fire

The SM Megamall fire as seen from EDSA. (Twitter/Pocholo Felix/Philstar) )

According to news reports and social media posts, the fire at Megamall started at around 7:30 PM. Fire crews immediately responded to the emergency but, as of last report from GMA News, the fire has already reached 3rd alarm.

Occurring during the evening rush hour, the SM Megamall fire has, expectedly, caused already heavy traffic to even be heavier in the area. The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has advised motorists to avoid the area and take alternate routes.

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