Thirteen people have been injured this Friday due to an explosion during a fire in the parking lot of a chemical waste treatment company in an industrial area of L’Arboç (Tarragona).
The firefighters of Catalonia have reported through their Twitter account that the fire affects five trucks, according to initial information.
Incendi al pàrquing d’una empresa situada al carrer Tallers del polígon Foix de l’Arborç (avís 11.02h). The fire, which is fully developed, affects 5 trucks, according to the first information. Al lloc hem desplaçat 11 dotacions #bomberscat.
– Bombers (@bomberscat) December 3, 2021
The Sistema d’Emergències Mèdiques (SEM) have reported through their official Twitter account that three of these people are in serious condition due to burns, so they will be transferred to the Hospital Vall d’Hebron, nine have minor injuries, and one is receiving medical assessment. In addition, they have warned that 10 ground units, two medical helicopters and three logistics units have been activated.
En l’incendi de l’Arbóç, el #SEM està atenent a 13 persones que han resultat afectades. 3 d’elles estan en estat greu per cremades i seran traslladades a @vallhebron
1 atenció en curs i 9 més que són lleus. https://t.co/8yyCgEaHtm-
SEM. Generalitat (@semgencat) December 3, 2021
It is a waste treatment company where there are oils, solvents and other materials derived, have explained the Bombers de la Generalitat also in a tweet.