Again a fire and again the tragedy. A man died and six neighbors had to be treated by SAME this Thursday when the fire engulfed an apartment on the fifth floor of a building in Balvanera.
It all happened in Castelli 261, between Teniente General Perón and Sarmiento, about 300 meters from Plaza Miserere and the Once Station.
Is he fifth fire in the last 48 hours in the AMBA, the third that happens in the City and the third in which there are fatalities: Tuesday in Caseros three firefighters died who came to the aid of the victims, and on Wednesday in San Isidro he died the owner of the chalet that burned down.
One dead and 6 injured in a fire in Balvanera.
In Balvanera, this Thursday, firefighters from the City of Buenos Aires went to the scene alerted by a fire on the 5th floor that invaded with smoke the rest of the building.
For this reason, while a group of firefighters attacked the flames, the rest did evacuation tasks for the neighbors.
According to statements by Alberto Crescenti, head of SAME, to TN, the victim was found “in the bathroom from the fifth floor apartment.
The fire originated on the 5th floor of a building in Castelli at 200.
In addition, Crescenti explained that six other residents of the building had to receive medical assistance.
Five cases in 48 hours
The news of the Balvanera fire is known just 48 hours after the impressive accident in a Barracas factory, where they had to evacuate the residents of the entire block.
That same Tuesday when a dense column of smoke took over the Buenos Aires sky, in the morning the tragedy had moved the residents of Caseros: three firefighters died who came to put out a fire in a building.
Ragazzoni, Silva and Fedeli, the three firefighters who died in Caseros.
One day after those two fires, on Wednesday the tragedy occurred in San Isidro: the fire broke out in a chalet in Santa Rita at 100, Boulogne, where the owner of the house died and two people were rescued.
That same day, in Palermo, in a building in Cerviño and Ugarteche. The flames started in the kitchen of an apartment and luckily there were no injuries.