Huge blaze engulfs former Svit warehouse

Some 150 firefighters from 28 brigades have been fighting a massive fire since early Wednesday morning in the east Moravian city of Zlín. The fire started at around 1 am at a warehouse with electrical appliances belonging to HP Tronic Zlín, the owner ETA and Euronics. Three employees of the company were at the scene and suffered from slight smoke inhalation. No one else is reported injured. The surrounding area, including primary schools were evacuated to locations further away, as a preventive measure. Smoke particles in the air are under the permitted limit.

Author: Masha Volynsky