VIDEO: Netizen Shares Broken Fire Exit Of Popular Apartment In Makati

Netizen Shares Video of Horrifying Experience In Apartment During Earthquake

NETIZEN – A netizen shared a video of the broken fire exit of a famous apartment hotel in Makati City.

An emergency exit or fire exit route is important because it’s the safest way to evacuate the building in case of a disaster.

All the public buildings, commercial buildings or workplaces ate required to have emergency exit doors. The owner of the building should make sure that the fire exits are unlocked and ready to use at all times.

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Fire exits are often neglected but it is important that these are properly maintained so it can serve its initial purpose.

During a fire and earthquake, the emergency exit door is the only refuge area for the building occupants.

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Yesterday afternoon, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Zambales and some parts of Luzon.

It is a very powerful shake that it even destroyed some buildings and “killed” some people. Metro Manila employees and students were immediately requested to evacuate the area.

Meanwhile, a netizen shared his tragic experience during the earthquake while staying at a famous apartment hotel in Makati.

Kapamilya tv anchor Karen Davila was also alarmed by that incident. She’s among the people who shared the video on Twitter.

“OMG! What?! I hope Ascott Management addressed this immediately,” said Karen.

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The netizen shared a video clip showing how they tried to evacuate the building but couldn’t because the hotel’s fire exit is allegedly broken.

In the caption of the video, he wrote: “Ascott Makati fire exit sira, Kung malakas and lindol or may zombie apocalypse patay na kami.”

Lots of netizens expressed reaction on the video. Here are some of their comments on the post:

@tell_anna: “The management should always perform money safety checks and fire drill to make sure all the exit doors are functioning.”

@pscd87: “Wow!!! SOP dapat to make sure that all exits are passable.”

@rolmrtnez: “Grabe, ang mahal dyan tapos sira fire exit?!”

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