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A building where the Conicet headquarters operates in Palermo caught fire: “There was an evacuation without injuries”

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A building where the Conicet headquarters operates in Palermo caught fire: “There was an evacuation without injuries”

A fire triggered the evacuation of a Conicet building in the Scientific and Technological Pole of Buenos Aires last Saturday afternoon. As confirmed by Manuel Adorni, spokesperson for the Presidency, The incident occurred at 6:45 p.m. in a server room on the third floor of the building. Fortunately, Adorni stressed that “it was a minor incident where there was no fire, no injuries, or serious material damage.”

“We noticed the smell of smoke through the plant, so we moved a unit,” reported Alberto Crescenti, director of SAME.

In this way, the authorities reported that the security protocol was activated correctly, allowing a rapid response from the authorities and an orderly evacuation. The incident, which lasted approximately an hour and a half, mobilized several Firefighters from the City of Buenos Aires, who managed to put out the fire without any injuries being reported.

The fire originated in a rack of the computer center located in the right sector of the third floor of the building. Although several people observed smoke coming from the windows, the situation was quickly brought under control by firefighters.

The director of SAME assured that there were no victims or people treated at the scene, since only security personnel were in the building at the time of the incident. The evacuation was carried out in an orderly manner and without panicas confirmed by the Police.

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Last Tuesday another fire was recorded very close to the Scientific and Technological Pole. It happened in a building located less than seven blocks away, on Avenida Cerviño 4678, between Godoy Cruz and Sinclair streets, and firefighters had to rescue several people who had been trapped.

With information from Ámbito


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