P2.4-M in bank properties lost to fire

Firefighters respond to a fire that hit a bank on Araneta Street, Barangay 13, Bacolod City Monday. (Photo courtesy of Mountain Tigers Search & Rescue Bacolod)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – A fire broke out at Metrobank Araneta branch along Araneta Street, Barangay 13 here on May 1, destroying P2.4 million worth of properties.

Based on a report of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Bacolod, they received a fire call around 12:51 a.m.

The blaze damaged a portion of the building.

The BFP declared fire out at about 1:38 a.m.

It has yet to release other details about the incident, including the cause of fire.