Haiti – FLASH : A propane gas station explodes in Delmas 32
Late in the evening of Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Delmas 32, a propane gas station exploded in a huge ball of fire.
In this very urbanized neighborhoodwhere day and night there are people in the streets and many small businesses in activity, this violent explosion injured several people as well as children; vendors near the station at the time of the incident were burned some seriously and rushed to hospital. According to testimonies, the explosion killed at least 2 people (unofficial partial assessment).
In addition, several houses caught fire as a result of this incident and others were damaged by the blast of the explosion.
Firefighters were on the scene quickly to contain the blaze and prevent the fire from spreading and causing further damage.
The cause of this explosion, the extent of the damage and the number of victims are unknown for the moment…
To be continued…