Philippines Store Fire

May 9, 2012 - 2:36 AM
Firefighters battle the blaze in an early morning fire Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in Butuan City in Mindana island, southern Philippines. The inferno at the three-storey clothing store killed at least 17 employees, most of whom were women who were asleep and trapped on the top floor, officials said. (AP Photo/Erwin Mascarinas)