Four injured in fire in Colombo mall in Lisbon

Written By Lara Silva

A fire in Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon broke out on Monday afternoon, injuring four people and leading to the evacuation of the building. The four people injured were transported to Santa Maria Hospital.

Three of the injured suffered smoke inhalation, with one being run over and another suffering a sprain, while escaping the shopping mall. 

According to the Sapadores Firefigthers of Lisbon, the fire originated from an electrical post in the parking lot. “For precaution, the electricity and gas services were cut and the mall was evacuated, according to the instructions of authorities”, said the firefighters.

The fire at Colombo Shopping Mall was extinguished in less than two hours. The fire alert was provided at 1:36 PM, mobilizing 35 firefighters and 12 vehicles.

The Colombo Shopping Mall will only reopen on Monday. The administration of Colombo said that due to the incident, workers need time to ventilate and clean the space, in order to provide safe conditions for visitors.

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