Fire strikes Robinson’s Galleria in Ortigas

By , on October 31, 2013

Facebook Page of Robinson's Galleria Mall
Facebook Page of Robinson’s Galleria Mall

MANILA, Philippines — A report from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said that a fire hit the third floor of a shopping mall in Ortigas Tuesday night.

MMDA, in its Twitter account posts: “FIRE ALERT: Fire at Robinsons Galleria (Department store) 3rd Alarm as of 11:10PM.”

The fire also caused heavy traffic around the area, according to a television report.

Meanwhile, guests of the Holiday Inn, whose lobby is connected to the mall, have been reportedly evacuated.

Firefighters were able to declare a fire out at 5:47 a.m. on Wednesday.

Initial reports said that the fire started from the mall’s toys and clothes section.

The mall will be closed for two days and will re-open on November 1 at 12 noon.