| 17 July 2024, Wednesday |

Two people killed, 10 hurt in Madrid restaurant blaze

Two individuals were killed and ten people were injured in a fire at a restaurant in Madrid, Spain, according to emergency services on Saturday.

The fire broke out late Friday night at Burro Canaglia Bar&Resto, an Italian restaurant in Salamanca’s downtown district.

According to an eyewitness, the incident started while a waiter was flaming a dish, and the flames set fire to the ceiling and walls.

Diners struggled to flee as the blaze started near the main exit, emergency services said.

Spanish police are investigating the cause of the fire.

  • Reuters