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A field with abandoned tires caught fire in the Cuitláhuac park in Iztapalapa, but everything was calm: it was quickly controlled.
Busy Friday afternoon for the Firefighters team in CDMX that received an alert call after tremendous flames in the Iztapalapa mayor’s office. A smoke was consuming a piece of land that caught fire in Cuitláhuac Park.
It was a vacant lot —with abandoned tires— located in the Santa Cruz Meyehualco neighborhood. There were no injuries.
A field caught fire near Cuitláhuac Park
While a large column of black smoke was reported from various points in the city, firefighters went to the place, which was an abandoned property of approximately 400 square meters.
Fortunately, the emergency did not go beyond fright.. Approximately 20 minutes after they arrived, the fire in Cuitláhuac Park was already under control.
“It is confined and without risk of spreading”explained the Fire Department at 6 pm.
While they continued working to control the fire in this area of Cuitláhuac Park —which worried more than one about the state of this public park that receives thousands of people—they quickly warned that It was completely off.
When 6:10 in the afternoon struck, everything was calm.. The Heroic Fire Department of Mexico City reported that he was only in cooling work.
There were no injuries, there were no injuries and fortunately this did not go beyond fright. fire in Cuitláhuac Park.