Fire hits police headquarters in Iloilo

Posted at 05/15/13 4:12 AM

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A huge fire hit the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office 6 at Camp Martin Delgado in Iloilo City early Wednesday morning.

The fire engulfed several buildings, including a structure located near the Philippine Army's Explosives and Ordnance Division.

Fire trucks were deployed to the area, but firefighters initially could not get near the buildings for fear that bombs stocked at the ordnance room might explode.

The blaze was put out past 4 a.m.

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of the fire. - Report from Nony Basco, dzMM