(CNN) -- A massive fire destroyed about 600 homes Sunday in a shantytown outside the Philippines capital, displacing some 2,500 families, fire officials said.
The fire started at about 4 p.m. (4 a.m. ET) in the slum near Manila and was under control four hours later, said fire officials in Quezon City, a Manila suburb. There were no reports of casualties from the blaze. Five firefighters suffered minor injuries.
The fire has wreaked an estimated $10 million in damages, officials said.