Fire breaks out at Dean & Deluca’s Tomas Morato branch

A fire broke out at the Dean and Deluca restaurant along Tomas Morato, Quezon City and spread to the other floors of the building it is leasing.

The Bureau of Fire Protection responded to the fire incident at the eight-storey building where the restaurant franchised from New York was located.

The building, located at the corner of Scout Tuazon and Scout Rallos streets, is owned by a friend of franchise holder and bilyonaryo Caroline Tanchay, now a member of Congress as SAGIP Party-list representative, and co-managed by actress Bea Alonzo.

Authorities raised the first alarm at 10:02 a.m. and declared the fire under control close to noontime of Wednesday, October 26.

Authorities have yet to disclose the amount of the damage caused by the fire.