The mayor of Arecibo explained in a statement, Carlos RamirezThe EF-1 hurricane, maximum 5 in Fujida, was recorded in the Victor Rojas community at 3:00 pm and lasted for five minutes.
Currently, The hurricane damaged 26 houses and 8 motor vehicles and caused five power lines to fall to the ground without injuries.The first municipal administrator described in written statements to the press.
“We continue to assess damage”Said the mayor.
A hurricane made landfall in Arecibo on Sunday afternoon, with weather forecast confirming winds of 86 to 110 mph. (Provided)
Firefighters were called to the scene after a strong stench of gas erupted at a factory in Arecibo. (Provided)
Part of the roof of the Thermo King factory in Arecibo collapsed. (Twitter)
Flying zinc plates hit cars. (Provided)
Many subscribers were without electricity service. (Provided)
View of the damage caused by the hurricane. (Provided)
A utility pole that fell down due to strong hurricane winds. (Provided)
Therefore, the municipal office for emergency management, the metropolitan police and staff LUMA Energy They work to fix all the causes of the hurricane.
Some of the fallen poles were recorded on foot 7 of Villa Serena urbanization, and Victor Rojas II was recorded on foot 6 and 8 of Sector 1, while a residence was damaged on foot 1.
Similarly, on the PR-129 highway, in front of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTOP) Driving Service Center (Cesco), power lines were severed.
Except, A part of the roof of the Thermo King factory was removed and a leak in the argon tank line was detected, which was successfully stopped.According to a study conducted by the Barcelona Special Operations Unit.
“Damage to the Thermo King factory is estimated at millions”Said Mayor Ramirez.
Meanwhile, the fire department bureau said the remaining tanks in the factory were in perfect condition and the valves were closed as a preventative measure.
“The display is in the hands of the company. Firefighters and firefighters will inspect the repair work in the affected area tomorrow,” the company said.
The hurricane caused damage to the fence between the school and the park located in the community.
In addition, Calles 1, 2 and Manuel T. Guillén are closed.
Similarly, one or two vehicles were stranded on the same number of roads.
In addition to the fire department, other agencies in the affected areas include the Bureau for Emergency Management and Disaster Management, the Municipal Office for Emergency Management, and the Puerto Rico Police Bureau.