On Tuesday afternoon, a fire broke out in a home in Puente Alto commune, Metropolitan Region, where two adults were killed while a minor was saved from the emergency.
The deadly victims They are the grandparents of the minorwho was transferred to a care facility.
The fire came from Los Toros Avenue and México Avenue, where the personnel came from Firefighters to control the fire.
“The spread was quickly stopped, and the lives of two elderly adults could not be saved,” he explained. Jesus Valenzuela commander of the Puente Alto Fire Department.
“Thanks to the quick action of the Fire Department, this was possible save a child under ten years of age and save him alive and in good physical condition,” he added.
Why did the fire happen?
Until now, circumstances were not reported where the accident happened.
“The investigation process is still ongoing find out the cause and origin in that fire,” said Valenzuela.
In any case, Mayor Germán Codina specified that “they told us it was obvious that it was due to the fact that the stove entered the contact with fabrics near the stove“.
Regarding the deceased grandmother, he said that she was lying down.
Menor was saved thanks to his grandfather
Regarding the minor, he explained that “his grandfather told him when the fire happened went to the back of the house to hide behind, and thankfully he remained alive.
“The minor hid the tambourine, and stayed there until help arrived from the boys from the workshop across the street and from the Fire Department,” he added.