Emergency elements work in a fire in the Office Depot of the Eagles, Alvaro Obregonand where, despite the spectacular nature of the fire, no human losses or injuries have been reported, while it was almost 100 percent controlled.
Likewise, according to the authorities, some 15 people were evacuated from the stationery store at the beginning of the flames, while another 100 people were evicted from nearby properties by the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection (SGIRPC), in order to avoid collateral damage.
Similarly, the mayor of Álvaro Obregón, Lia Lemonwent to the scene of the incident to coordinate with the head of the SGIRPC, Myriam Urzua Venegasand it is that right next to the Office Depot on Avenida De los Leones and Avenida Gutiérrez Zamora, in the The Eagles Colonyin CDMX there is a Toks restaurant and an Oxxo, as well as some residential buildings.
While users of social networks have highlighted that, despite the darkness of the night, the column of smoke can be seen from neighborhoods a little far away and from the mayor’s office high milpadue to the characteristic orange glow that it continues to emit.
Meanwhile, there were people from the capital who highlighted in social networks the proximity of the Office Depot to a gas station, to which the Heroic Fire Department of Mexico City ruled out risks of expansion, after it was confined in 90% in about an hour.
They already controlled it
In this regard, moments before the head of government claudia sheinbaum indicated that the fire has already been controlled by 85 percent, while the CDMX firefighters continue to fight to extinguish it.
While, after announcing the confinement of the fire, Lía Limón reiterated that the coordination between the Mayor’s Office and the central government is the best armor, after the local Civil Protection unit would have participated in the work.
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And although the CDMX Firefighters highlighted the progress in controlling the flames, they highlighted the difficulty that this specific property presents due to the amount of combustible material it housed, so its extinction would still last less than a couple of hours, every time that they had already managed to enter completely with the equipment to extinguish the fire.
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