One dead and one seriously injured in petrol station explosion

BLAST: The Repsol petrol station

ONE worker has died and another has been seriously injured in an explosion at a petrol station in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, Barcelona.

It is understood the outside contractors were performing cleaning and maintenance of underground tanks when the incident occurred at 15:18.

Emergency services and an air ambulance were quickly on the scene to recover the workers who were trapped  inside the tanks, but one had already died.


  1. With little information can only go on experience & regulations in UK
    Unfortunately one has died & one injured
    But it appears more than one tank at a time being cleaned & men inside. ???
    In UK Men no longer allowed to enter small takes on Garage forecourts. .
    Obviously Spain does not have same regulations as UK
    Can only feel sorry for Family of man killed & injured
    Normal size being 2.5 M Diameter by 10 M Long biggest


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