- Title: Firefighters search for at least two people in Spain building collapse
- Date: 25th August 2021
- Summary: PENISCOLA, SPAIN (AUGUST 25, 2021)(REUTERS) RESCUE WORKERS RESTING RESCUE WORKERS AT THE SCENE (SOUNDBITE)(Spanish) FIREFIGHTER, ENRIQUE GEA, SAYING: "The truth is that from 8 in the evening until 12 at night, in regards to rescuing the victim. They are working in the search for other victims, for another rescue."
- Embargoed: 8th September 2021 22:37
- Keywords: Peniscola Spain building collapse
- Location: PENISCOLA, SPAIN
- City: PENISCOLA, SPAIN
- Country: Spain
- Topics: Disaster/Accidents,Europe
- Reuters ID: LVA002ERS4ZEV
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:Firefighters were looking for survivors on Wednesday (August 25) after a three-storey apartment building collapsed trapping at least two people in Peniscola, in Spain's region of Valencia, local authorities said.
The building collapsed at around 20:00 local time (18:00 GMT).
Firefighters managed to locate one of the people trapped in the rubble who was still conscious and able to communicate with the rescuers.
Engineers are investigating the cause of the collapse of the building made up of 20 apartments which was built decades ago, local media reported.
(Production: Eva Manez, Catherine Macdonald)
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