ECUADOR – large fire destroys numerous buildings in downtown area

Posted on October 22, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador reported that a major fire occurred yesterday afternoon in the center of Esmeraldas, on the block bounded by the Bolivar streets, Mejia, Sucre and Manuela Cañizares. According to the Fire Department and the Risk Management Unit and Climate Change in this city, there were eight houses that were destroyed.

The flames appeared at 13:45, apparently, from a business near the International Bank agency Esmeraldas, whose facilities were consumed. From the site, only Mutual building of 9 floors, was saved. read article

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