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Spain: Warehouse full of garlic burns in Cordoba

Staff Writer | November 17, 2017
At 22.15 last Tuesday, members of the Provincial Consortium of Fire Prevention and Extinction of Cordoba managed to extinguish a fire declared first thing in the morning in a garlic warehouse of Aguilar de la Frontera, in Cordoba, which stored around 280,000 kilos of the product.
Warehouse full of garlic
Europe   2,000 square metres
The fight against the fire required the use of three vehicles, each with a capacity of 8,000 cubic metres, and which were loaded with water between 25 and 30 times.

The firefighters used autonomous breathing equipment due to the large amount of smoke and a pickaxe to access the cold room where the garlic was stored.

The warehouse, which has an area of ​​about 2,000 square metres, was divided into two parts with a kind of wall in the middle.