Five firefighters were injured in a fire in Astilleros del Golfo in eastern Cuba

The Cuban state press reported a new fire this morning July 13 at the Astilleros del Golfo (Ostigolf) in Manzanillo, Granma province.

According to Report Roberto Meza Matos, journalist of CMKX Radio Bayamo, does not regret the loss of human life in the incident at the Gulf Shipyards (Austigol), one of the six most important sites in Cuba.

However, five people were injured, one in critical condition, from the Manzanillo Fire Department, already receiving medical treatment at the Celia Sánchez Manduley Provincial Medical, Surgical and Teaching Hospital.

According to the information provided, “just after 5:15 a.m., a fire broke out in the resin warehouse of the company, where there were more than a hundred tanks of this material and containers of other chemical compounds.” , which are used in production. of boats.

The journalist noted, “At the time of the fire, only the watchmen were in the company.”

Once extinguished, Lt. Col. Orestes López Alvarez, head of the Granma Fire Department, said, “At this time the site is being cleared to investigate the causes of the incident.”

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The fire happened on Wednesday Radio Catana Accramonte stationFrom the capital of Camagüey.

“It was a medium-sized fire, there was no way to spread. Fifty men participated in its destruction, five members of the fire department, ten people from different sectors of the economy, ambulances of integrated medical emergencies and in general the organization of the Ministry of Interior of the province”, reported from the fire. Provincial Department.

Initial reports confirm that there were “no direct impacts on any of the seven studios managed by the radio station”.

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