MANILA - An estimated P50,000 worth of products and properties were destroyed after fire razed a hardware store inside the Alabang Public Market in Muntinlupa late evening on Friday.
Authorities said the fire gutted the second floor of RC San Gabriel Hardware, where paint products were being stored.
The blaze reached the third alarm before it was put out at around 11:40 p.m.
The store's owner, Jose Curay, was clueless as to what might have caused the fire.
He said no one was inside the store when the accident occurred. All lights were also turned off, he added.
Authorities are investigating the incident. -- Report from Zandro Ochona, dzMM