Fire at El Salvador's Finance Ministry Kills At Least 1 Person

  • Reports say that fire broke out at El Salvador's Finance Ministry, leaving at least one person dead. People in the top floors in the eight-storey building got trapped for 2 hours when fire broke out in one of the lower floors. Emergency services spokesman Carlos Fuentes told media that over fifty people have been evacuated from the building and around twenty five of them have been hospitalized in San Salvador. While army helicopters evacuated the top floor, fire-fighters had to struggle for over an hour to control the fire. Reports say, electrical fault at the air conditioning system may be the reason for fire.

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