State of emergency in Italy: Avellino factory hit by fireChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 13, 2019
The prefect of Avellino near Naples on Friday declared a state of emergency over a fire that hit a factory making plastic containers for batteries.
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Officials said the situation was "high risk".
Some 100 fire fighters were working to tame the fire and one of them had a bad turn, before recovering fairly quickly.
The fire was brought under control shortly after five o'clock p.m..
Damage still has to be assessed. ■