Fire hits Guadalupe area

[Breaking news] Fire razed a residential area in Guadalupe Viejo, Makati, specifically in the Laperal Compound along the southbound lane of EDSA at noontime of Tuesday, April 19, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported.

The fire at Guadalupe Laperal reportedly caused heavy traffic there. Authorities are still probing the cause of the EDSA - Guadalupe fire.

Update as of 2:25 pm: Makati Fire city marshal Supt. Perdigon said on television that the Guadalupe fire is now under control.

MMDA‎ update via Twitter as of 12:40 pm: Fire ongoing at Guadalupe Laperal now on General Alarm.

Fire hits Guadalupe area April 19 2011
Previous update: Fire ongoing at Guadalupe Laperal now on Task Force Alpha as of 12:21pm.

Photo credit: MMDA