OVER the weekend a fire caused the explosion of three butane bottles kept in a fast food bar, located in a private enclosure in the area of El Moncayo, near the hamlet of Campo de Guardamar.
At the time of going to print the exact causes of the blaze were unknown, but the main hypothesis points to a short circuit. Reports state that the fire began around two in the afternoon, fortunately, there were no people in the area, so there was only material damage.
It should be noted that the area where the fire has occurred holds a weekly market on Saturdays, where you can find everything from fruit and vegetable stalls, clothing items and fast food bars like the one that burned down. In addition, in the immediate vicinity, there is a residential area in which there are several urbanizations within the municipality of Guardamarenco.
After receiving the emergency alert, firefighters of Parque de Torrevieja quickly arrived with officers of the Civil Guard and the Local Police. After an hour of work, the firefighters managed to control the fire.