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Italy: Blaze at fireworks factory leaves four dead and three injured

0 20.11.2019 Инфо

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M/S Firefighters at fireworks factory, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto
M/S Firefighters holding torches
M/S Firefighters amid rubble
W/S Firefighters on search and rescue operation
M/S Car amid rubble
M/S Two firefighters on search and rescue operation
M/S Firefighters amid rubble
W/S Fire engine
M/S Firefighters amid rubble
W/S Fire engine
W/S Emergency services vehicles
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Four people died and three were injured following a blaze at a fireworks factory in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, a small town near Messina, on Wednesday.
Footage filmed after the incident shows teams of firefighters at the scene as search and rescue operations got under way.
The wife of the factory owner and employees from a maintenance company were among the dead, while the owner's son was severely injured.
According to first reports, sparks from the workers' welding machines ignited the gunpowder causing two explosions.