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04 Dec 2019 | 08:46 PM UTC

Poland: Gas explosion collapses building in Szczyrk December 4

Poland News Alert

Three-story building in Szczyrk collapses following gas explosion December 4; rescue operations ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 12/5/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Warsaw). COUNTRY/REGION Szczyrk

Event

Rescue operations are ongoing in Szczyrk on the evening (local time) of Wednesday, December 4, after a gas explosion collapsed a three-story building. The cause of the blast remains unclear. According to police officials, it is not known whether anyone was in the building at the time of the explosion. Police have cordoned off the area as emergency personnel search for possible victims from beneath the rubble.

A heightened security presence, commercial disruptions, and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the explosion until the scene has been cleared.

Advice

Individuals in Szczyrk are advised to avoid the area of the incident, keep abreast of the situation, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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