Three workers who had been painting an underground cistern in the Roquetas de Mar waterpark (Almería) had to be rescued after succumbing to fumes.
The incident occurred around 11.00h yesterday morning and required the recovery of the three workers from the inside of a cistern that they had been painting.
The nearest fire service was despatched to pull the three unconscious workers out. The ambulances that were standing by rushed them to the area hospital for western (Poniente) Almería, Hospital Torrecárdenas. The victims were a 27-year-old woman, and two men aged 23 and 31.
Apart from the fire service and medical personnel, the Guardia Civil and Policia Local were also involved in the rescue operation. Presently, the water park will receive a visit from the Inspección de Trabajo y al Centro de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales.
(News: Roquetas del Mar, Poniente, Almería, Andalucia)