Fire after explosion in house
An explosion in a house in Puerto de la Cruz caused drama in the district.
Members of the Tenerife Fire Consortium, based in the La Orotava park, were required at 5pm to intervene in the extinguishment of a fire in a house located on Dácil Street, in the neighbourhood of Punta Brava.
The service was requested by a caller who reported intense smoke coming from the window of a house on the third floor. Once in the place, the fire crew verified that it was a fire after an explosion that had affected the house in its entirety.
Local Police and the Canary Emergency Service also attended.