Ninteen injured and hundred evacuated in block of flats fire

Written by on July 26, 2020

Nineteen people have been injured and over one hundred evacuated from their homes following on from a fire on the ninth floor in a block of flats in Tenerife.

The blaze, which broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, was brought under control after four hours.

Five people were taken to hospital for treatment, mainly due to smoke inhalation, whilst others were treated at the scene. An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway.

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