A blaze affected several areas of the Meliá Caribe Tropical in Punta Cana. As reported in Noticias SIN, it was caused by an explosion of an electrical transformer. The fire affected several areas of the resort, including the lobby, the Italian, Thai and buffet restaurant and a new lounge area. Resort guests were evacuated to a safe area while the firemen arrived to deal with the blaze.
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3 January 2018