Fire disaster averted in Carboneras port on New Year’s Eve

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Fire disaster averted in Carboneras port on New Year's Eve
PROTECCION CIVIL: Assisted in extinguishing fire at Carboneras port Photo credit: Proteccion Civil

FIRE broke out in Carboneras port late on New Year’s Eve, affecting four moored boats.

Two of the boats sank, while two were burnt out but no-one as injured in the blaze, which produced only material damage, the Poniente fire brigade revealed afterwards.

Speaking after the fire was extinguished, a Proteccion Civil spokesman explained that thanks to cooperation from the many boat-owners who helped to move other pleasure craft, the fire did not spread and develop into “a real disaster.”

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