Fire broke out in a section of Cinema 3 in Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City on Tuesday.
According to an initial report from the Bureau of Fire Protection, the fire started at 11:59 AM. The fire was controlled at 1:37 PM and extinguished by 2 PM.
Uptown Mall released a statement detailing that the cinema was non-operational so there were no casualties. The fire damaged the projection room and cinema chairs.
Mall management said, “The fire was put under control a few minutes after it started with the help of the mall’s security and emergency respondents and firefighters from the Bureau of Fire Protection, who immediately arrived at the scene.”
Mall tenants, guests, and employees immediately evacuated.