A fire broke out at Cogon public market in Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Wednesday afternoon, July 10.

Acting City fire marshal Marlyn Macatangay told reporters that at least 80 stalls inside a building of the market were destroyed in the fire that arson investigators have investigated.

The blaze started at around 1 p.m.

According to vendors, the fire originated at the second floor of a store which sold bananas and jackfruits located in the dry goods section of the market.

Firefighters were able to put the fire under control at around 1:50 p.m.

No casualties have been reported.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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Fire struck the Cogon Public Market in Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Wednesday afternoon, July 10. 

By Bohol Island News

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