July 20, 2024

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Fire at a paper mill in Metamorfosi


Fire brigade work in a burning building (Archive)

A fire broke out at a paper mill located at the intersection of Likovrisos and Molleros streets in Metamorfosi.

According to the fire service, there is no risk of spread to neighboring businesses. There are 18 firefighters on site in 6 vehicles, as well as a special ladder truck, and assistance is provided by volunteer firefighters. Investigators from the fire service, hot on their heels, are already looking for the cause of the fire.

The Athens News reported earlier that during fire in Agrinio, which started at 8 am today, 1 worker was killed and 1 more worker was missing.

Explosions at a construction site in Agrinio: one dead, one missing

The fire broke out shortly before 08:00 am at the site where bitumen is produced. A large fire brigade has arrived at the scene and is working to extinguish the fire. It is noted that after the fire started, according to eyewitnesses, explosions followed, as there were flammable materials at the construction site.

The moment of explosions during the fire was captured in a documentary video. Numerous explosions are heard as thick smoke fills the air.

Explosions at a construction site in Agrinio: one dead, one missing

The fire broke out shortly before 08:00 am at the site where bitumen is produced. A large fire brigade has arrived at the scene and is working to extinguish the fire. It is noted that after the fire started, according to eyewitnesses, explosions followed, as there were flammable materials at the construction site.

The moment of explosions during the fire was captured in a documentary video. Numerous explosions are heard as thick smoke fills the air.



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