At the moment the amount of economic losses is unknown and it has only been reported that they are in thousands of dollars
After several hours of the strong fire that completely consumed the El Punto Mayorista warehouse in Santiago de Veraguas, the firefighters are still on the site, this due to the fact that the area of the accident keeps expelling gases that can be dangerous.
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This place located on Avenida Alejandro Santacoloma It was burned in its entirety at noon Monday and other locations were seriously affected by the fire.
Bomberile units from the province of Veraguas, Herrera and Coclé joined forces to try to save the commercial premises.
This morning, Alex González, Lieutenant Colonel of the Santiago Firefighters, was interviewed and confirmed that there are still several units in the area, in addition, the damage caused by the fire is considerable.
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“The area has been handed over to the Security Office that is responsible for carrying out the investigations. We are working to lower the fumes. Now we are with the personnel of La Mata de Santiago and the Public Ministry who are here to start the investigations, “he stressed.
Staff of the Public Ministry has not been able to initiate investigations of the incident, as the area must be secured before starting the proceedings.
In addition to the local, the flames spread to several apartments located near the rear of the affected premises.
At the moment the amount of the economic losses is unknown and they have only been reported to be in the thousands of dollars