terça-feira, 8 de julho de 2008

Lisbon fire 7/07/2008

The flames that hit the six floors of a building on Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon, have already gone into the interior of a building nearby and also came to number six from the street Glory.

The interior of the building at number 23 of the Freedom Avenue, where the fire started on the night of Sunday, 50 metres from the lift of Glory, collapsed.

The firefighters now trying to prevent the fire to pass more buildings, but have not managed to avoid the number 21 is already on fire and also the number six in Rua da Gloria, according to Police Munipal, was also hit by the fire.

The building where the fire started is devoluto and is partially trapped, the source said Sapper Regiment of fire, but the number 21 is inhabited.

Residents of the number 21 were removed from their homes and taken to a safe place.

Several residents of the affected area are being assembled in the cinema St. George, on Avenida da Liberdade.

The avenue of Liberty is cut off to traffic.

The smoke reaches the Amoreiras and the flames are visible from the top of Monsanto.

They are on site 30 firefighters and 90 vehicles of men, but are acorrer the place ever more cars from various corporations of Greater Lisbon.

5 comentários:

Mary Jo disse...

Check a bit of the area here: http://lisboa366.blogspot.com/2008/06/162-new-look-of-glria-funicular.html

George Townboy disse...

Amazing!!
Is the commentator speaking Portuguese?

Coca Cutie disse...

Yes, but by a brazilian!

Lisbon Portugal disse...

Such a horrible fire makes me cry. I hope everything will be alight again soon.

Coca disse...

It makes me very sad too, Every fire here is a great lost!
I'll update it at soon as possible, now they dont let me get close.