Tyre fire causes emergency to be declared in El Hierro
Written by on August 4, 2020
The Cabildo de El Hierro declared an emergency yesterday after an industrial fire started releasing toxic fumes.
Emergency services were called to an industrial complex on Tuesday morning to reports of a fire in El Majano. The fire was in an area where tyres, matresses and chemicals were stored.
El Cabildo de El Hierro da por controlado el incendio industrial declarado en el complejo ambiental de El Majano.https://t.co/Ot4UixRvdi
— Cabildo de El Hierro (@PrensaElHierro) August 4, 2020
Residents on the island were told to stay indoors and to avoid the area. The fire was brought under control around 6.30 yesterday evening.