Fire consumes several commercial premises in the coastal area of ​​Tulum

Coordinating Tulum Civil Protection reported that no injuries were reported after the fire that affected several commercial premises from the coastal area.

According to the statement, the fire started around 10 p.m. Wednesday, no injuries were reported and only material damage in 5 establishments, 30 shops and 10 rooms, most of the premises within the commercial plaza located at km. 7 of the Tulum Boca Paila highway.

Posted by Coordinación De Protección Civil Tulum on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Further, around a thousand people were evacuated With the help of personnel from the Tulum Fire Department, Quintana Roo Tulum Police, the Municipal Civil Protection coordination and the National Guard.

Around 1:30 a.m. this Thursday, the fire was put out by the Tulum Firefighters, who withdrew from the place at approximately 3:30 a.m.

Staff of the Heroic Fire Department works to control fire in the coastal area, the other emergency services Public Security, Transit and Civil Protection work in a coordinated way to maintain security in the place, avoid the area and give way to emergency vehicles and support pipes.

Posted by Coordinación De Protección Civil Tulum on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

So far, the causes of the fire are unknown, so the authorities indicated that investigations are continuing to determine what caused the incident.

However, witnesses say that the fire possibly started at the Jungle Marquet store, which burned down in its entirety and that the fire spread to the La Enamorada restaurant bar and then to the Lun Balam square, affecting 16 stores that were built by Materials from the region and where different establishments such as pharmacies and a tattoo shop were located, as well as 10 rooms that indicate, burned in their entirety.

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