Flat Fire in Motril Centre

There was a flat fire in Motril on Avenida de Salobreña this morning which broke out a little before nine o'clock

MOT Flat Fire Avenida Salobreña JN22A passing, Policía Local patrol saw the smoke coming out of the window so they were the first to arrive. Also passing by at that time was a member of the medical staff at one of the town’s medical facilities who decided to go up too the fire on the sixth floor, accompanying the officers.

When they reached the flat, they managed to get the occupant out and together with another police patrol, began to evacuate the other flats, as a precaution.

Amongst them was a person with reduced mobility who had to be carried down to the streeet.

The fire service soon arrived and after deploying the extending ladder, they helped with the evacuation of people affected by the smoke. Down below more medical staff had also arrived and were attending to block residents gathering at street level with breathing difficulty because of smoke inhalation.

(News: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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