Fire hits unit in West of Ayala building

Posted at 01/06/13 11:43 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A unit in the 31st floor of the West of Ayala Tower in Gil Puyat caught fire Sunday but was quickly put out by the Makati Fire Department.

Unit 3112 caught fire before 11 a.m. Sunday. According to the Makati Rescue Team, the fire started in an electric socket and quickly spread to the walls of the unit.

The fire was declared out a few minutes after 11 a.m., but the building’s tenants were still evacuated to the ground floor.

There was no one inside the unit when it caught fire. -- Report from Dennis Datu, DZMM.