P1M fire hits city store
BY SHIELA GELERA
About P1 million worth of products made of rubber and leather went up in smoke when a fire hit the storage room of the Unison Shoe Emporium at the third floor of the Tai Guan building, at Luzuriaga Street in Bacolod City, yesterday.
Deputy fire marshal, Insp. Publio Ploteña of the City Bureau of Fire and Protection yesterday said the fire, that was electrical in nature, started at the third floor of the building, above the store owned by Eduardo Khia, at about 11:30 a.m.
Ploteña said they received a call at about 11:35 a.m. and were able to put out the fire, that reached first alarm status at about 12:35 p.m. No casualties or injuries were reported.