Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Fire hits Savory in Makati; 2 hurt

MANILA, Philippines - An explosion of an LPG (liquified petrolium gas) tank struck Savory restaurant along Makati Avenue in Makati City at about 4:30 p.m., Monday, hurting two people and caused a fire.

Journalists saw a security guard fighting fire at the restraurant's kitchen with a water hose until firemen arrived in the area and put out the blaze in just over 20 minutes.

Arnel Pagulayan, an employee of Savory, was one of the two hurt in the incident.

The 32-year-old victim from the city's Molino Street in Barangay Poblacion, who suffered laceration and minor wounds, was assisted by a quick response team and treated by a medic. 

Pagulayan told authorities that he was near to the door of the restaurant when an explosion shattered the glass windows of the establishment.

Authorities cordoned the area and cut the restraurant's electrical wires to prevent the fire from spreading. Iinvestigators are determining the cause of the blaze.

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