Fire Engulfs Petrol Station on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway

Incidents | April 22, 2016, Friday // 14:27|  views

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Fire has broken out at a petrol station on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway near the city of Plovdiv after a truck hit one of the pumps, the Ministry of the Interior said on Friday.

No one was hurt in the incident that took place at about 11.50 a.m. (0830 GMT) at the station owned by Eko Bulgaria, a subsidiary of Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum group.

Firefighters needed an hour to put down the blaze that incinerated the truck and a passenger car parked nearby, according to a spkesman of the Fire Brigade in Plovdiv

Motor traffic has been temporarily rerouted through Plovdiv following the incident.


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Tags: Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Trakia, motorway, Eko


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