Fire hits Batasan Hills in Quezon City

Fire has burned a row of makeshift stores and shops in a squatter colony in Batasan Hills, Quezon City.

The area is near a market place and a tricycle terminal near Batasan Road and Commonwealth Avenue.

The blaze has reached second alarm at 11 am on Thursday.

Arson investigators have yet to determine the cause of the blaze.

They said the flames spread quickly because the structures are made of light materials.