Hotel Conchita located right across Cogon Public Market in downtown Cagayan de Oro City caught fire at around 10:50pm, July 13, 2017 and based on radio reports, firefighters battled the blaze for several hours up to early morning today. Initial reports indicate the fire began at Palaña Grocers Plaza which is located at the hotel’s ground floor.

At sunrise, thick smoke was still observed billowing from the fire site. Here are aerial shots taken last night.

photo by Mark Anthony Canoy Quitoriano

Initial reports from Bombo Radyo revealed hotel guests were then evacuated after thick smoke started entering the hotel’s hallways.

photo by Mark Anthony Canoy Quitoriano

Watch the short clip below courtesy of MDS Aerials.

 

Here’s the latest video courtesy of Menzie Montes.

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