Two people die in a fire in a nursing home in Burgos

Two people die in a fire in a nursing home in Burgos

Two people have died this Sunday afternoon after a fire broke out in the room where they were in a nursing home in Celada del Camino (Burgos). The emergency services of Castilla y León have reported that they received the notice at 6:40 p.m. and that the person requesting the help of the emergency services warned that there could be two residents trapped in the room. The deployed health resources failed to prevent the two deaths, while there is still no official information on the causes of the fire, although a worker assures this newspaper that it was the result of “a short circuit.”

The 112 of Castilla y León mobilized, together with the firefighters who were already on their way to the Burgos nursing home, the Civil Guard, a medical helicopter, a mobile ICU and a basic life support ambulance, which confirmed both deaths, without More details about them have come out. EL PAÍS has communicated by telephone with the nursing home and an employee of the place has stated during a brief conversation that the situation is now “controlled” and has pointed out that the event would have occurred due to “a short circuit” that would have caused sparks and , consequently, the fatal fire. However, sources from the Family Council of the Junta de Castilla y León maintain that the reasons for what happened are still “being investigated”.

The residence, corresponding to the Domus VI group, is located on the street of Bishop Flumencio Escudero in Celada del Camino, with about 100 inhabitants, located in the southwest of the province and 25 kilometers from Burgos capital. The residence for the elderly, according to its website, is specialized in treating elderly people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, rehabilitation after stroke or cardiovascular accidents and allows permanent or temporary stays for its users. This nursing home is located on the outskirts of the small municipality of Burgos.

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