Many missing as deadly fire devastates Valencia apartment block

  1. At least four people are dead and 14 injured, after fire engulfed a high-rise. apartment complex in the Spanish city of Valencia.
  2. Firefighters were seen rescuing people from balconies, using cranes to reach those trapped on high floors.
  3. The city’s mayor says there are between nine and 15 people who have not yet been located.
  4. There are fears that highly flammable cladding on the building’s facade may have helped the fire spread – as in the 2017 tragedy at London’s Grenfell Tower.
  5. Some 450 people are believed to live in the apartment blocks, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais.

Source: BBC

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