The bus of the Valencian handball team catches fire without causing injuries

The bus of the Valencian handball team catches fire without causing injuries

A bus that circulated along the motorway in the north of the province of Alicante towards Valencia with handball players for a training session for the regional team suffered a spectacular fire this Sunday, with explosions included, due to a mechanical breakdown without registering injuries.

The Provincial Firefighters Consortium of the Alicante Provincial Council and the Civil Traffic Guard informed Efe that the accident occurred minutes after 8 am on the Globe Live Media-7 at exit 63, in the municipality of Senija (Alicante). The fire started in the brake system and flames quickly spread throughout the bus, even causing several explosions and heavy smoke.

Both sources have insisted that the travelers, about 30 young athletes who were heading to a training session of the Valencian regional team according to Traffic, They had time to get out of the bus, on their own feet and without being trapped or injured. Shortly after, another bus arrived for the transfer and continue the journey to Valencia, while at 8.42 am the fire was considered suffocated by the firefighters who had arrived from the Dénia and Benissa parks.

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