Large fire is reported in the San Miguelito Market in San Salvador

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The Savior – At approximately 10:00 in the morning of this Wednesday, started a fire of great proportions in the Mercado San Miguelito de San Salvador.

Salvage Commands, Firefighters and Salvadoran Red Cross, have carried out evacuation and fire extinguishing work.

According to Rescue Commands, some 1,000 people who were in the market.

According to some witnesses, the fire started in the bazaars and piñatas area, where due to the types of materials found there, the flames have spread rapidly.

Calle Avenida España is closed, until the completion of fire fighting and other rescue activities by fire brigade units.