Around 7:00 p.m. this Friday, due to a storm, lightning struck crude storage tank 52 at the Matanzas Supertanker Base, causing a fire, the Ministry of Energy and Mines reported on its Twitter account.
On his Facebook TV page, Yumuri specified that no fatalities have been reported, and that the provincial authorities are at the scene of the incident, where firefighters and workers from the Territorial Division of Cupet are working to put out the flames.
“Authorities, fire department, MININT, the FAR are on the spot. Confidence that the situation will be controlled, ”the first secretary of the Party in the province, Susely Morfa González, shared on her Twitter account.
Firefighters from Mayabeque and Havana are heading to the area to support firefighters in the territory, TV Yumuri added.
On video, fire in industrial zone of Matanzas
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