As of 23:00hr on Wednesday, the authorities had not been able to put down the fire that has already consumed a significant number of premises

Voz de la Sierra - Fuerte incendio en la central de abastos de Oaxaca

The Central de Abastos of the city of Oaxaca records a strong fire on Wednesday night, which is already attended by firefighters and emergency services.

The first reports indicate that the incident would have started around 20:00 in the crafts area; then it spread to other commercial premises.

“We work in a coordinated manner to put down the fire at the Central de Abasto and attend to the affected population,” civil protection tweeted before 22:00.

The authorities insisted the tenants to move away from the place; however, some of them decided to save part of their merchandise.

The fire is especially sensitive, since it occurs in the middle of the Covid-19 epidemic, which has caused sales to collapse nationwide.

Another point to consider is that the Central de Abastos is considered the largest shopping center in the state.

Fuerte incendio consume la Central de Abasto en Oaxaca (VIDEOS)

Source: reporteindigo.com

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