Fire at the Ministry of Public Health

Dolores

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A fire broke out around noon at the first floor of the Ministry of Public Health located at Av. Tiradentes, Ensanche La Fe in the National District. As reported, the fire affected the areas of purchasing and payroll. Seven fire trucks intervened to put the fire out. A fire truck was conveniently already at the Ministry when the first blaze happened. The firemen were there participating in a Covid-19 sanitizing effort. The day before, Health Minister Plutarco Arias had tested positive.



Everyone was evacuated and no one was physically harmed. The number of employees at the Ministry on the day was below the usual. The around 2,000 staff were gradually being tested for the virus. The most vulnerable employees had been sent home until the results of their tests were known.



There was material damage. There is speculation a short circuit affecting air conditioning units...

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arturo

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Oh my, this is really not the Health Ministry's week. First the cruel irony of the Minister's Coronavirus diagnosis and now this.
 

Caonabo

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"the fire affected the areas of purchasing and payroll"

Yes, follow the money....until the records are lost in a fire.
Not the first time.
 
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We have security videos and we will proceed to review them, not only at the time the events occurred, but also a backward investigation is being carried out to make a credible report, "he said.

Díaz pointed out that everything happened in the financial department on the right wing of the ministry's facilities, which burned a room that housed the entity's communication equipment.

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Move on, nothing to see here