Work and educational activities are suspended by toxic cloud of 2.3 km in the Daule way

After the fire that happened yesterday just after 20h00 in the hold of the company Ecuaquímica, located at kilometer 6 ½  of the Daule way, the Emergency Operations Committee (COE for its Spanish acronym) of Guayaquil suspended all the activities in the surrounding area of the...

Fire in Esmeraldas was off after four hours

Yesterday, in the city of Esmeraldas was recorded a massive fire that destroyed half a block and left one wounded man in serious condition. The fire was controlled by the Fire Department and the Risk Management and Climate Change Unit. The flames appeared at 13:45, apparently,...

Utilities plants endangered by fire in San Francisco

The great fire that continues to threaten the natural park near Yosemite in California (U.S. West) has already burned down some 54 220 hectares of vegetation, according to InciWeb, official site of the fire information west. This disaster, dubbed “Rim Fire”, has...
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Fire and explosion in Texas cause countless deaths and injured

On Wednesday night, a fire broke out in the West Fertilizer Factory (Texas). Half an hour later, there was a first explosion of 2.1 magnitude, according to the seismographs of the U.S. Geological Service. This factory stored 24.5 tons of ammonia. The blast devastated 50 to 60...

Firefighters battling flames at a factory north of Guayaquil

At approximately 07:45 AM on Tuesday March 19 a fire broke out in the tenth stage of the citadel Alborada, north of Guayaquil. The flames came amid an industrial park in a toy warehouse where it is believed the fire originated. About 500 members of the Fire Department gathered at...
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At least 245 killed in Brazilian nightclub fire

That is the death toll left by the fire in the Kiss nightclub in the city of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul state, which began at 2 am today. According to Colonel Adilomar Silva, regional coordinator of civil defense, most of the victims would have died of suffocation and the...

Fire in building Las Camaras has five guilty

The investigation carried out after the fire on the building Las Camaras, last July 2 in the north of Guayaquil, Ecuador, involved the owner of the company Tecnoredes and fourth technicians. Last Tuesday the prosecutors’ office started the investigation on the supposed...
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Barrera changes orange alert into a yellow one in Quito

The mayor of Quito, Augusto Barrera, changed the orange alert in the capital into a yellow one due to the decrease in the intensity of wildfires. Barrera said that the factors that influence the spread of fires have declined, and the moisture has increased. In total so far 3,796...