Pasay City, April 22, 2024 - The Bureau of Fire Protection is now conducting an investigation as to the cause of a fire that burned 19 vehicles inside the parking lot extension of NAIA Terminal 3.

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Rescue and Firefighting Division (RFD) received a call at 1:28PM today reporting about an ongoing fire outside the immediate perimeter of the Terminal.  Immediately five (5) firetrucks were dispatched to the scene. The MIAA Medical team also responded to the incident.

Initial unofficial reports gathered by MIAA stated that the incident began from a small grass fire which rapidly progressed burning several nearby vehicles parked thereat. When fire was placed under control at 1340H, a cursory count of the affected vehicles numbered to nineteen (19).  The fire was finally contained with MIAA RFD declaring fire out at 1357H.  No one was reported hurt or injured as a result of the incident. 

Representatives from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) were present at the scene of the incident and has initiated their investigation to determine the real cause of the fire.  Statements from the parking lot attendant and airport security directing traffic in the Terminal 3 vicinity as well as those assigned to adjacent parking lots will be taken to shed light on what happened.

“We are relieved to know that no one was hurt or injured in the incident.  I have directed all pertinent MIAA units to give their full support to the BFP for the speedy completion of their investigation,” said MIAA General Manager Eric Ines.