By Gabriela Baron

A fire broke out in a residential area in Tondo, Manila on Saturday afternoon.

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Firefighters extinguish the fire in Lakandula, Tondo, Manila that reached 2nd alarm Saturday, July 13, 2019. (RIO LEONELLE DELUVIO / MANILA BULLETIN)

The blaze reached second alarm and razed houses along Lakandula and corner Tagumpay streets in Barangay 39.

The fire started at 1:30 p.m and was declared fire out at 2:35 p.m.

Reports said firefighters had difficulty penetrating the narrow streets and extinguishing the fire after exhausting their water tank they also used earlier to put out a fire in Quezon City.

Meanwhile, residents used buckets of water to help put out the fire.

Authorities have yet to determine the cause of fire.


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