CSS Warehouse Fire Destroys Medical Supplies in Juan Diaz
Tuesday, April 29 2014 @ 04:54 PM UTC
Contributed by: Don Winner
According to reports from the Fire Department, their efforts to control the fire were supported by units from several stations, and a lack of water hindered their efforts.
A water tanker truck from the Panama Canal Authority was on the scene, as well as another from the Tocumen International Airport.
According to information provided by Fire Chief Pablo Tuńón, medical supplies belonging to the dialysis unit of the Social Security Fund were burned in the fire, and the losses are in the millions.
At approximately 9:30 pm the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (IDAAN) reported they were sending two additional water tanker trucks to the scene of the fire. (Telemetro)