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Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four people are still missing, more than 48 hours after a fire raged through a building of sweatshops and industrial warehouses in downtown Lima.  At least 18 people were injured, including two firemen who are now hospitalized. The fire was reported Thursday morning and spread quickly through a three-story building […]

Fire Kills Three in Downtown Lima

Three people died from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in their home in downtown Lima early this morning. Firefighters rushed the victims to the nearby Arzobispo Loayza hospital. The emergency medics were able to save a five-year old girl, Anahí, but her parents and sister died from smoke […]

Fourteen People Injured in Lima’s Latest Fire

Fourteen People Injured in Lima’s Latest Fire

Fourteen people were injured Monday during a fire at a factory in north Lima’s Independencia district, daily La Republica reported. More than 20 fire fighter units were sent to the factory,  owned by Industrias Manrique, a company that makes shoes. The company had recently won a contract to provide boots […]

by · December 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Accidents

Fire Rips Through Education Ministry Warehouse, Destroys School Materials

Firefighters continued Saturday morning to move debris in a warehouse owned by the Ministry of Education, putting out the final embers of a fire that ripped through the building two days earlier. The fire destroyed approximately 280 million soles ($105 million) worth of educational materials, newspaper El Comercio reported. Education Minister Patricia […]