MANILA, Philippines -- Fire gutted an elementary school in Tondo, Manila past midnight on Tuesday.
Authorities said the blaze started at the second floor of Amado Elementary School along Herbosa Street at 12:39 a.m.
The fire reached the fifth alarm. It was declared out at around 2 a.m.
Authorities said the blaze could have been caused by firecrackers.
The cost of damage is estimated at around P1 million.
No injuries and casualties were reported from the incident.