Jovellanos street at 1300 in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of La Boca is once again on alert for a leafy fire at Iron Mountain Reservoir, the company that was consumed by flames in 2014 and took the lives of ten people. In this opportunity, The fire started around 2:00 p.m. on Monday and, after 8:00 p.m., caused the collapse of internal walls. At the moment there are no injuries.
The images that residents of that point in the Federal Capital sent to PEOPLE shake and generate the sad memory of what was experienced almost a decade ago. One of the walls that collapsed is the one located on the street façade Quinquela Martín, between Jovellanos and Azaracausing the destruction of a total of three cars that were parked nearby.
The fire consumed documentation papers that are kept in these facilities, something that once again puts into debate whether or not the situation was intentional. At the moment, there is no information about it and the skills will only advance when it is possible to enter once the igneous focus has been mastered.
“There are no injuries. The fire is on another part of the building of the 2014 tragedy and it has not yet been turned off because there is a lot of fireproof material and a second wall is in danger. No injuries,” he said. Alberto Crescenti before the media present after 6:00 p.m.
For their part, sources from the City Police detailed in an official statement that “the fire penetrated through the roof and the riser of the warehouse, in an extension of 60×20 meters in an irregular way”.
“Meanwhile, the front and middle part of the roof partially gave way and the firemen carried out a defensive attack from the outside because there were cracks in the upper part of the tank. The hydrolift was stationed in an open-air patio, attacking the fire from the side,” they explained.
Iron Mountain, horror returns to the present
On February 5, 2014, the flames completely consumed the Iron Mountain facilities in the context of a fire that lasted for long hours and cost the lives of eight firefighters and two members of the Civil Defense.
As now, the case was surrounded by mystery and under the premise that it was intentional because they wanted to make the documentation that was kept there disappear, the truth is that the answers are scarce because the Justice is still investigating: there are 18 defendants .
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