Palapa “mysteriously” catches fire in the middle of Cancun’s Hotel Zone (VIDEO)

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A fire consumed a large part of the palapa of the restaurant “Las Gaviotas”, built on the pier in front of the Imperial Las Perlas hotel in Cancun, Quintana Roo. 

First reports indicate that the flames grew rapidly, and despite the sudden mobilization of firefighters, little could be done to save this place. “The fire practically extinguished itself,” said hotel staff.  Both the staff and guests of this hotel were evacuated; t Hodaviah the causes of the fire are ignored or if injured. An ambulance arrived at the scene, without requiring the intervention of paramedics.

There is no indication of a violent act The state prosecutor, Óscar Montes de Oca, assured that so far there are no indications that this incident has been caused by organized crime groups, although it is not ruled out until the expert reports are available.

“It began in the palapas, the videos are being reviewed, apparently there was nothing abnormal; however, we must wait for the experts to intervene to determine the origin, but at this time we do not have any evidence or indication that there is It was a violent or provoked act; it is not ruled out, but according to the first interviews, they did not see anything irregular, “he said in an interview with Azucena Uresti for Grupo Fórmula.

In addition, he affirmed that there was no threat from criminal groups, as occurred in other recent violent events in the state. 

He reported that “we must wait for the place to be completely suffocated and the experts will determine tomorrow, and we will wait for the techniques”, to know the results, but there is no specific date to know what the expert opinion shows.

Both the staff and guests of this hotel were evacuated. The causes of the fire are ignored and no injured were reported. An ambulance arrived at the scene, without requiring the intervention of paramedics. There is no indication of a violent act The state prosecutor, Óscar Montes de Oca, assured that so far there are no indications that this incident has been caused by organized crime groups, although it is not ruled out until the expert reports are available.

“It began in the palapas, the videos are being reviewed, apparently there was nothing abnormal; however, we must wait for the experts to intervene to determine the origin, but at this time we do not have any evidence or indication that there is It was a violent or provoked act; it is not ruled out, but according to the first interviews, they did not see anything irregular, “he said in an interview with Azucena Uresti for Grupo Fórmula.

In addition, he affirmed that there was no threat from criminal groups, as occurred in other recent violent events in the state.  He reported that “we must wait for the fire to be completely suffocated and the experts will determine tomorrow, and we will wait for the techniques”, to know the results, but there is no specific date to know what the expert opinion shows.

Source: Milenio

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