Agapito Nacario, Valenzuela City fire marshal.
Arson probers said that also affected in the 16-hour blaze was the adjacent NFA warehouse burning hundreds of sacks of imported rice.
said that firefighters had a hard time putting the blaze under control because of the presence of highly flammable materials inside the warehouse.
Initial investigation showed that the fire started about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the middle portion of the destroyed structure and placed under control at about 10:30 a.m. Monday.
No one was reported killed or injured in the blaze, Nacario