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Gas explosion in Bilbao causes 2 injuries

Laura Rangel Ybarra

July 14, 2023 | 6:30 p.m.

Gas explosion in Bilbao: The incident and the injured

Una explosión gas in Zamakola street Bilbao, in the district of La Peña, has left a balance of six injured and serious material damage this Friday. Workers in the area accidentally hit a pipe, which caused the deflagration. Those affected were transferred to the Hospital de basurto, all afflicted with smoke inhalation, although their condition does not present serious complications.

Eviction and structural damage

The authorities have had to evict residents from the building located at number 28 of the street. The explosion, accompanied by a huge blaze, occurred around 9.30:XNUMX a.m., causing significant damage to blinds and windows that exploded due to the shock wave. The first three floors of the building were the most affected, with part of its façade seriously damaged by the flames.

Intervention of emergency services

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. Bilbao firefighters They quickly went to the place, managing the evacuation of the neighbors and working to put out the fire. The health services also appeared to attend to those affected, including a pregnant neighbor and another resident who suffered smoke inhalation.

Relocation of those affected

Due to significant material damage, the local council is working on rehouse affected residents that they need it. Investigations and repairs in the blast area are expected to take some time.

The situation in Zamakola street, for now, is one of recovery and repair, with the hope that the affected residents can return to normality as soon as possible. In the meantime, investigations are underway to prevent similar incidents from happening again in the future.

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