Dolar Warehouse Blaze

Firemen took 24 hours to put out a chemical blaze in a recycling warehouse in Dólar, Guadix on Wednesday the 7th August. Fortunately, the staff was on holiday and not due back until the 26th of the month.

The company, Reciclado de Pet de Andalucía, is 30% publicly owned by the Junta de Andalucía. To date the company has issued no statements on the incident. The Guardia Civil, however, put the damage at around 3m euros in destroyed material stored in the warehouse.

Such was the density of black smoke produced by the fire, emergency services recommended that locals kept their windows closed. Fortunately, the wind direction kept the smoke away from the village, however.

(News: Dolar, Guadix, Altiplano, Granada, Andalucia)

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