The fire chief in Santiago explained that for the Public Ministry and security personnel to enter, it is necessary to wait until the amount of smoke is minimized instead of debris.
Firefighters of the province of Veraguas together with the Public Ministry investigations started of the fire yesterday Monday, September 12 at the El Punto Mayorista warehouse from the city of Santiago, as reported by Lieutenant Colonel Alex González, chief of the red shirts in the capital of Veracruz.
The fire chief in Santiago explained that in order for the Public Ministry and security personnel to be able to enter necessary to wait until the amount of smoke is minimized instead of the rubble.
He pointed out that it becomes dangerous because of the gases, so that the personnel who It is your responsibility to initiate the investigation process. Do the job with the least risk.
González of the fire department commented that at the scene of the fire on Monday, the work of his units under his command is still being carried out to preventr that other commercial premises very close to it do not catch fire.
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Yesterday in the late afternoon and until midnight the fire units were in action putting down the fire that threatened to spread to the apartments located at the rear of the burned warehouse.
The chief of the red shirts said that the occupants of five apartments had to be evacuated to avoid a major misfortune because the accident spread burning part of the ground floor others that were not occupied.
Four fires have been generated in different locations of “Punto Mayoristas; two fires in Veraguas, one in Chiriquí and another in Aguadulce, Coclé province.
In 2015, an accident occurred in the province of Chiriquí, the losses were considerable and the fire destroyed everything. In 2016 the fire broke out in Aguadulce while in 2018 in the city of Santiago, on the central avenue and this 2021 again in Santiago, on the central avenue Héctor Alejandro Santacoloma.