At least 13 people have died and others four have been poisoned due to smoke inhalation in the fire at a nightclub in Murcia declared around 6 in the morning this Sunday, according to 112 in Murcia, which has just updated the latest information on the fatalities in the Atalayas leisure area.
Until now, there have been four bodies extracted from inside the entertainment venue and there are three more to be extracted, said the mayor of Murcia, José Ballesta, in statements to the media. Shortly after his press conference, the Murcia City Council updated the death toll at nine and later, the National Police offered a final update of eleven fatalities and then the 112 Region of Murcia went on to give 13.
The fire in the Atalayas leisure area has originated, according to the first information, in the premises Fonda Milagros from where it has been extended to the adjacent Theater Room and from this to the call Goldenfrequented by the Latin community.
The lifeless bodies were found on the first floor of the Fonda nightclub, one of the two existing ones where firefighters now work. “The bodies have been concentrated on a high floor, in the far north. As it sinks and is transmitted, we do not know when the pending bodies will be able to be rescued.”
In addition, emergency personnel look for other people that are missing from a group of friends celebrating a birthday in one of the premises most affected by the fire, whose roof collapsed inwards.