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On the second day of fire in the mall in Punta del Estethe firefighters continue to try to put out and control the fire. There the authorities reported that “the situation is more favorable, but the fire is not yet controlled.” The fire started in the early hours of Saturday in the bakery of the english shopwhich suffered the collapse of the walls and the roof of the premises.

So far, no injuries have been reported and for the second consecutive day, in addition to the Punta del Este firefighters, troops from the detachments of water, Montevideo, Bread of sugar, Silver Park Y Santa Teresareported NA and Télam.

“Despite the efforts of several firefighters, it was not possible to stop the spread of the fire, which is advancing through the Punta del Este shopping center,” reported the National Fire Department. They added that “the flames spread throughout the subsoil and at ground floor level. Part of the ceiling and walls have collapsed.

The Fire Department statement indicates that the flames also affected some vehicles located in the basement and a wall collapsed. «Work continued to extinguish the fire by cooling with pressurized water, and trying to ventilate the place. Despite this, the fire spread to a room for bowling, and through the roof through ventilation ducts to the technical service room, “said Firefighters.

Since Shopping Point issued a statement to inform that the mall will remain closed until further notice. “Since early Saturday morning, firefighters continue to work incessantly. We appreciate the hard work of all of them. The shopping will remain closed until further notice, we will keep you informed, “the statement details.

Source: Elintransigente

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