Fire in Lisbon building caused 18 injuries due to smoke inhalation

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The alert for a fire on the third floor of a building in Campo de Ourique was given at 01h53. Eighteen residents of the building were taken to hospitals in Lisbon due to smoke inhalation.

Eighteen people were transported to various Lisbon hospitals in the early hours of the morning due to smoke inhalation caused by a fire that broke out on the third floor of a building in Campo de Ourique.

According to a source from the Lisbon Fire Brigade, the fire, which was alerted at 1.53 a.m., broke out in a third-floor room and probably originated in a washing machine.

“Eighteen residents of the building were taken to the São José, Santa Maria, São Francisco Xavier and Amadora-Sintra hospitals for smoke inhalation,” said the source.

The fire was extinguished at 2.17am and 24 operatives were on the scene with the support of eight vehicles.

Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert is a 55-year-old writer and journalist based in Porto, Portugal. Born in France, he brings a unique blend of French and Portuguese perspectives to his work. Education Hervé studied Journalism and Literature at the University of Lyon in France. After completing his studies, he gained valuable experience working with various French media outlets (Portugal France also). Career He worked for several years as a journalist in France before making the move to Portugal. In Porto, he joined the Portugal Pulse team as a staff writer. Skills Hervé specializes in storytelling, investigative journalism, and cultural commentary. He has a flair for capturing complex issues in a relatable way. Personal Life He currently resides in Porto and enjoys the city's rich culture, from Fado music to Francesinha cuisine. Hervé continues to maintain strong ties to his French heritage, often traveling back to France for family visits and cultural exploration. With his unique background and diverse skill set, Hervé Hubert adds a layered, multicultural lens to every story he covers.

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