Italian firefighters battled a blaze in a Milan skyscraper on Sunday which soon spread to the twentieth floors of the building. Residents were immediately evacuated.
mayor Giuseppe Sala She said There were no reports of injuries or deathsAnd that firefighters were breaking down doors, apartment by apartment, to make sure there were no casualties.
“We’re sure there was time to leave, but until the controls are in place, we can’t be completely sure.Sala told reporters at the scene.
According to the newspaper Corriere della SeraAnd 20 people poisoned from smoke.
The 60-meter-high building is part of a recent development project, was designed to resemble a ship’s keel and included an aluminum sail on its deck, which burned and fell into the street, ending in pieces.
A huge plume of black smoke rose from the building called Torre dei Moro and was visible for miles. The flames were still burning within about 3 hours after dozens of fire engines and ambulances responded to the alert.
fireman said Corriere della Sera who – which The flames were still contained when they arrived And that the firefighters managed to get the residents out. in an hour, The fire spread from the fifteenth floorAs the fire seemed to have broken out, it quickly devoured the entire facade of the building.
Unidentified residents said Courier service who – which The facade panels were supposed to be fireproof.
The project plans say that the building has 16 residential floors and two underground.