The explosion of a gas cylinder destroyed a store on Aharnon Street


House at 210 Aharnon street center of Athenslooks like after the bombing, as a result of a powerful explosion in a store on the ground floor that sells propane tanks.

The explosion happened shortly after 16:00 on the first floor of an apartment building at 210 Aharnon Street, causing a worker to be seriously injured.

The fire that followed the explosion also spread to the upper floors of the building, which suffered great material damage from the flames.

18 firefighters on 5 fire trucks took part in extinguishing the fire.

It is reported from 1 seriously injured, who was taken by ambulance to the CAT hospital.

One person living on the 4th floor was trapped because of the fire on the stairs. Firefighters had to use a ladder to get him off the balcony. There are no others stuck or injured.

The explosion reportedly sent the entrails and merchandise from the store flying outside, and shards of broken glass from a display case flew 50 meters from the building.

In January of this year, there was a gas cylinder explosion, which also blew an antiques store to smithereens. The owner of the store and the culprit of the incident suffered only minor injuries.

Gas cylinder exploded in the apartment

A similar situation with gas cylinder explosionoccurred in Patras last April, as a result of which a man, with burns all over his body, was taken to the hospital.

Fire brigade vehicles and EKAB ambulances urgently arrived at the scene. Rescuers rescued the man from the apartment where the explosion occurred and gave him first aid.

Fire brigade vehicles and EKAB ambulances urgently arrived at the scene. Rescuers rescued the man from the apartment where the explosion occurred and gave him first aid.



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