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A clothing store in the southern Philippines went up in flames in the early hours Wednesday. Police said 17 employees sleeping ...
inside were killed, while 3 managed to escape. (May 9)
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SHOTLIST:ABS CBN - NO ACCESS PHILIPPINESButuan City - 9 May 2012++NIGHT SHOTS++1. Various of burning building2. Mid of burning debris falling on the ground3. SOUNDBITE: (English translation over Visaya) Grace Canoy, survivor:"When I woke up our room was filled with smoke, we were staying on the 3rd floor. I shouted that there is a fire so we all dashed out of the building."++DAY SHOTS++4. Wide of burning building5. Wide of fire fighters hosing burning building with water6. Mid of firefighters7. Various of building burning8. Mid of medical workers carrying fire victim inside body bag 9. Mid of coroner loading body bag inside vehicleSCRIPTIt was a deadly inferno at a clothing store in the southern Philippines, in Butuan (boo-TOO-ahn) City.The victims were employees who were sleeping in the building overnight, a common practice across the country. Police said 17 women trapped on the top floor died. Only 3 managed to escape.SOTbut dashing was easier said than done. When the women managed to grope their way down three floors in darkness, police said they found the main steel gate locked, and bystanders needed a hydraulic car jack to pry open an exit. Apparently the employee who kept the door key was one of those who perished.It took crews at least five hours to put out the flames. There was no immediate word on what started the blaze.Authorities have put out a call to relatives to bring dental records or anything that might help identify the badly burned bodies.(****END****)VIDEO PRODUCER/VOICER: Karen Sloan------------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: ABS CBN--------------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: John Shanahan------------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: NO ACCESS PHILIPPINES----------------------------------WIRE SOURCE: AP------------------------------------