The fire in the entertainment center Tondela (Portugal – ed.) killed eight people. It is reported by the RTP.
About 50 people suffered burns, 30 of them hospitalized. “Many of the victims are in need of outpatient treatment,” – said the mayor of the city Jose Antonio jesús.
He called the situation “critical.” The reasons for the fire is still unknown, it was liquidated within one hour.
At the time of the fire, the building housed up to 70 people.
According to media reports the fire originated in the heating unit, a fire quickly spread to the roof of the building was made of flammable materials.
18 June it was reported that in Portugal as a result of strong forest fires in the area, Pedrogao Grande in the Central part of the country killed at least 24 people, and about 20 were injured.