- NCCC fire in Davao happened two days before Christmas.
- The survivors of the tragedy recounted their experience while inside the burning building.
- They see the faces of their co workers, co-leagues and friends fighting for their life during their last moments.
A terrifying news broke just a couple of days before Christmas. A mall in Davao City went on fire which is said to start on the third floor specifically in the textile department.
Netizens were deeply moved as these survivors recalled how they survived the tragedy.
Based on a narration of a netizen named Abriella Annarosa Sandoy Bolosito, KAMI learned about how the trapped people struggled for their safety and even fought each other to survive.
The crying and shouting for help filled the air along with the black smokes and flames.
She almost gave up but her supervisor identified as Lloyd Angeles, found a way out through the lobby.
The survivors described their experience as traumatic as it still haunts them every time.
Here is the story translated in Tagalog.
This is her whole story that we translated to Filipino language:
Another survivor , Valster Huera shared how he survived the fire.
They were about to go out and celebrate Christmas when they smelled the smoke from the air conditioners according to the call center agent.
As everything happened so fast, they panicked as black smokes filled their office.
They got nowhere to run as all the exits were blocked by fire.
Here is his statement.
Both of their posts went viral and sympathy poured from the netizens.
Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte announced the cancellation of the Christmas celebration to mourn the victims of the NCCC fire.
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