At least eighteen deaths from fire in rehab clinic Ecuador

In the event of a fire in a rehabilitation clinic in Ecuador, at least eighteen people were killed. According to local media, all victims are suffocated by the smoke.


In the event of a fire in a rehabilitation clinic in Ecuador, at least eighteen people were killed. According to local media, all victims are suffocated by the smoke.

Twelve people were also injured in the fire, several of whom were brought to hospital with burns.

The emergency services were present in large numbers to fight the fire in the port city of Guayaquil. In the clinic in a suburb of the city alcohol and drug addicts were helped. The owner would not have a permit for this.

The fire probably arose when patients put their mattresses on fire due to the circumstances in the clinic.

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REF: https://www.nu.nl/buitenland/5679404/zeker-achttien-doden-brand-in-afkickkliniek-ecuador.html