The Malta Independent 22 May 2019, Wednesday

Three evacuated as fire engulfs Msida apartment block

Friday, 22 February 2019, 16:11 Last update: about 4 months ago

Three people were evacuated in Msida, one of them from the balcony, after a fire engulfed an apartment block on Friday afternoon.

A witness said the other two managed to get down the apartment's stairwell, escorted by firemen.

The fire broke out Triq il-Qroqq just before 2pm but was later put out by members of the Civil Protection Department,

The surrounding roads were closed off to traffic until the fire was extinguished.

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