Punta del Este: the English store caught fire and the Punta shopping mall is still closed

It’s been two days since shopping point, In the city of Uruguay Eastern tipis still closed because yesterday a Fire in the bakery of the English store Which led to the suspension of activities and required the presence of firefighters immediately. Various videos of social network users showed a profile Thick plume of black smoke Left by this commercial sector is very typical among the tourists who come to the coastal city, especially during the summer.

From 4 on Saturday, various fire crews were present at the English store for this incident that started in the bakerywhen The staff working there were already at that place And it absorbed the goods to start serving customers, according to Uruguayan media.

Punta del Este: The English store caught fire

according to CountryAnd the Firefighters managed to put out the fire in the basement only at 16, so They worked for 12 hours, as such Smoke also spread to the upper floors.

the flames It affected some vehicles that were in the basement and also wall collapsed. This last episode was recorded in a log where it was seen how the towering wall suddenly collapsed, to the astonishment of the individuals who carried out containment missions within the surroundings they identified. Even those pictures show A firefighter must run fast Get out of the way and avoid hitting the wreckage.

In addition, the press specified that since there were employees in the mall to deal with this kind of problem, they were the ones who provided first aid until the arrival of specialized brigades from Maldonado and San Carlos, which was supported by grants from Igua and Santa Teresa. And though the content of the fire was great, There were no reports of deaths or injuries as a result of the fire..

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yesterday, from Twitter A Punta Shopping official reported that its doors will remain closed and maintained that provision for Sunday. “Dear friends, we wanted to Thank you For messages received on the occasion of today’s event. As we mentioned in the first statement, there were no injuries, firefighters and our team They are working to be able to open the doors as quickly as possible.” Calculate

“As soon as we know the day and time, we will notify you by this means.” They specified in that press release published yesterday at approximately 7:00 p.m. that the mall will remain closed on Sunday, August 7.

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