About forty buses were destroyed in a fire that hit a yard in Itaquera, near the Cemitério do Carmo, in the East Zone. The information is from the Fire Department.
At about 3 pm, at the height of the fire, 13 vehicles and 45 professionals were working to fight the flames, which were extinguished at 5 pm. The vehicles were out of use and parked.
Updating hollow from 3:16 pm fire in bus yard. R. Professor Hasegawa – Jose Bonifácio. Controlled fire. Total area is 12000m2, area that has been reached is 3000 m2. There were approximately 40 burnt buses. We had a total of 43 firefighters employed in this event…
– 193-Firefighters PMESP (@BombeirosPMESP) September 19, 2020
According to the firefighters, the patio is located on Rua Professor Hasegawa and has an area of 12, 000 square meters. About 3,000 square meters were hit by the fire, burning the forty vehicles.
Firefighters work in the aftermath of the flames and there is still no information on victims.
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