145824
147893

World  

Biodiesel explosion kills 2

Spanish emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured.

The Emergency Coordination and Information Center for the regional government of Valencia says the explosion occurred at around 11 a.m. Saturday at a fuel production plant in Algemesi, 33 kilometres south of the port city of Valencia.

The service says three ambulances, a government helicopter and firefighters are attending the scene and police have begun an investigation into the cause of the blast.

Photographs posted on the centre's Twitter account show plumes of black smoke emerging from a factory building.

COMMENTS WELCOME

Comments are pre-moderated to ensure they meet our guidelines. Approval times will vary. Keep it civil, and stay on topic. If you see an inappropriate comment, please use the ‘flag’ feature. Comments are the opinions of the comment writer, not of Castanet. Comments remain open for one day after a story is published and are closed on weekends. Visit Castanet’s Forums to start or join a discussion about this story.



More World News

World
148059
London Webcam
Webcam provided by webcams.travel
145991
Recent Trending
148093
Soft 103.9
145595
Castanet Proud Member of RTNDA Canada
144458



148117
146623