Two women died on Tuesday morning when a house collapsed in Villa Centenario, in the Buenos Aires district of Lomas de Zamora.
The victims were identified as Gabriela Perchante, 64, and Natalia Soledad Silva, 27, police sources indicated.
Seven fire crews work at the site.
The incident took place around four in the morning, at the address located on the street Paris to 1110, a few blocks from the route known as Camino Negro.
Seven fire crews work at the site where the collapse occurred.
It happened in Villa Centenario, Lomas de Zamora party Photo Mario Quinteros
Gustavo Luizzi, commander of the volunteer firefighters of Lomas de Zamora, explained that “they are two houses with a ground floor and a first floor, built superimposed and apparently from what is seen, has yielded one of the columns“.
In this regard, he explained that “by yielding one, the rest were dragged away” and that “it is not a very old construction.”
In dialogue with radio Rivadavia, he revealed that “at the time of arrival we withdraw to four people with injuries mild that they were able to leave by their own means and we certified the death of two women “.
He also said that a dog that had been trapped “was guiding us in order to locate the two people who died.”
Until now the causes are unknown of the collapse.
The seventh police station of Villa Centenario and the Fiscal Unit of Instruction (UFI) 4 of Lomas de Zamora, in charge of Esteban Kaszewski, are working on the case.
So far the causes of the collapse are unknown Photo Mario Quinteros
At the beginning of the month, another collapse left a fatal victim in the city of Mar del Plata. The house collapsed due to the explosion of a boiler in an adjoining building. Two girls, ages 7 and 9, were rescued unharmed. The woman’s partner, meanwhile, suffered serious injuries.
With information from Télam.