A woman and three of her minor children of age have died this morning in a fire in the As Travesas neighborhood of Vigo and another nine have been transferred to different hospitals from the city to be treated for smoke inhalation and burns.
The fire started around four in the morning in building number 6 on the street Alfonso XO Sabio de Vigo and it was controlled three hours later, around 7:00 a.m. In the absence of an official investigation into what happened, everything indicates that it was an arson.
The four deceased lived on the fourth floor of the burned building and belong to the same family. Official sources from the National Police indicate that the four are pending identification through fingerprints and DNA, as well as for their relatives to come to identify the bodies, but it is already confirmed that This is an adult woman and three minors..
Both the Galicia 112 Emergency Care Center and the Vigo Security Councilor, Patricia Rodríguez, They initially reported the death of four minorsalthough neighbors of the property already reported that it was a woman in her 30s and three of her minor children. The father and another son were taken to the hospital..
Six of the nine injured are in the ICU, one of them in very serious condition, according to sources from the Ministry of Health. Five of them are in intensive care at the Álvaro Cunqueiro hospital, one of them in very serious condition.