FIREFIGHTERS were called out to an industrial estate in the Valencia Region this afternoon (Monday) after a fire broke out at a decorating company’s premises on a local industrial estate.
Emergency services said they were alerted to the fire, which broke out on the Cova industrial estate in Manises, at around 1.15pm. The town is home to Valencia’s airport.
Medical personnel treat three workers for smoke inhalation, with two of them aged 41 and 51 taken to the Intermutual Hospital of Levante.
A total of 22 firefighters from several nearby stations were called out.
Reportedly, the fire is still not under control and is extending.
VALENCIA>MANISES>PI LA COVA>A las 13.15 horas de hoy, incendio en una nave industrial del PI. El fuego se ha declarado en una empresa de mobiliario. Nuestra solidaridad con el PI. Insistimos en disponer del Plan de Emergencias, ese vial debería estar cerrado al tráfico. pic.twitter.com/2N3aGqpSyk
— FEAPE (@FEAPEANDALUCIA) January 21, 2019
Incendio industrial del Polígono La Cova de Manises. Durante toda la mañana estuvo soplando viento del NOROESTE en el aeropuerto de València, con rachas de 40 km/h a primera hora de la tarde. pic.twitter.com/d0vOC8JG4r
— AEMET_C. Valenciana (@AEMET_CValencia) January 21, 2019