Spain: Warehouse full of garlic burns in Cordoba
At 22.15 last Tuesday, members of the Provincial Consortium of Fire Prevention and Extinction of Cordoba managed to extinguish a fire declared first thing in the morning in a garlic warehouse of Aguilar de la Frontera, in Cordoba, which stored around 280,000 kilos of the product.
The fight against the fire required the use of three vehicles, each with a capacity of 8,000 cubic metres, and which were loaded with water between 25 and 30 times.
The firefighters used autonomous breathing equipment due to the large amount of smoke and a pickaxe to access the cold room where the garlic was stored. The warehouse, which has an area of about 2,000 square metres, was divided into two parts with a kind of wall in the middle.
Source: Europa Press
Publication date: 11/16/2017
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